St Francis of Assisi for kids 4 October

  Kids learn about the biography of Saint Francis of Assisi from the Middle Ages. Catholic friar who took an oath of poverty.     Occupation: Catholic Friar Born: 1182 in Assisi, Italy Died: 1226 in Assisi, Italy Best known for: Founding the Franciscan Order Biography: Saint Francis of Assisi was a Catholic friar who [...]

The People the Lord Came to Save

The very people the Lord came to save are those who live in constant fear and who have nothing to live on but hope. The fact that they live in dire poverty is not by their own choice, but the choice they make to live in [ ]   Source: The People the Lord Came to Save

ST. CAMILLUS DE LELLIS 18 July 2017

ST. CAMILLUS DE LELLIS: THE EX-TROOPER—1550-1614 Camillus de Lellis had a good but timid mother; his father seems to have been the very opposite. Both were of respectable, some say of noble, families; and the surname confirms it. But the father, himself the son of a fighting man, had become such a ne'er-do-well that he [...]

St. Bernadette Soubirous – Saints & Angels – Catholic Online for 17 April 2017

  Facts Feastday: April 16 Patron of illness, people ridiculed for their piety, poverty, shepherds, shepherdesses, and Lourdes, France Birth: January 7, 1844 Death: April 16, 1879 Beatified By: 1925 Canonized By: by Pope Pius XI on December 1933 Source: St. Bernadette Soubirous - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Ist Tuesday in Lent 2017

Our Daily Bread “Your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” —Matthew 6:7 In committing himself to a life of poverty, Francis took seriously the belief that God would provide his daily bread. He was also mindful of the impression he and his brothers made, leaving their wealth and then begging food from [...]

St. Francis of Assisi – 4th October

St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists. Synopsis Born in Italy circa 1181, St. Francis of Assisi was renowned for drinking [...]