Blessed James Oldo 18 April 2017


By Giuseppe Diotti, coadiuvato da Enrico ScuriOwn work, Etienne, 2010-05-01, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link  Image The interior dome of the Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata in Lodi, Italy

Blessed James Oldo 18 April 2017

James Oldo experienced a radical conversion that led him to become a Franciscan tertiary, and later a priest.

He was born in 1364 into a rich family in Lodi, Italy. He married at a young age, and he and his wife both led a very self-indulgent lifesyle. One day, a traveling reproduction of the Holy Sepulchre came to thier town. As a joke, James lay down on it to compare his height to Christ’s. [read more]Source BLESSED JAMES OLDO – Catholic News Agency