Blessed Luke Belludi OFM (c 1200- c 1285)

Sts. Peter and Paulhttps://anastpaul.wordpress.com Blessed Luke Belludi OFM In 1220, Saint Anthony (1195-1231) was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly asked to receive the habit of the followers of Saint Francis.   Anthony liked the talented, well-educated Luke and personally recommended him to [...]

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 [...]