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St. Camillus De Lellis ATONEMENTONLINE - July 17, 2014 St. Camillus is the patron saint of hospitals, hospital workers and those who are sick. Here is his story, excerpted from The Church's Year of Grace , by Pius Parsch. St. Camillus' mother was nearly sixty years old when he was born in 1550. As a youth he gave himself to the sinful pleasures of this world. His conversion dates from the feast of the Purification, 1575. Two attempts to enter the Capuchin Order were frustrated by an incurable sore on his leg. ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2014/07/st-camillus-de-lellis.html
Saint Germaine Cousin Virgin (1579-1601) BATTLE BEADS BLOG - June 16, 2014 Saint Germaine Cousin was born in 1579 in Pibrac, a small village not far from Toulouse, France. From her earliest years she was a frail, sickly child, and throughout her life was afflicted with scrofula, a tubercular condition affecting particularly the glands of the neck. In addition, her right arm and hand were deformed and partially paralyzed. In spite of her many afflictions, the emaciated child possessed a charming, sweet disposition. Germaine endured not only ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/06/saint-germaine-cousin-virgin-1579-1601.html
Notes on Peace and Justice CNS BLOG - May 1, 2014 http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/01/notes-on-peace-and-justice-9/
The Greatest Easter Painting Ever Made CRISIS MAGAZINE - April 18, 2014 ... created before or after it. It is not painted by a Rembrandt or a Rubens or the patron saint of artists, Fra Angelico. The painting is the work of a little-known Swiss painter. For those who make a trip to see it, viewing the canvas is a special spiritual experience in their lives. The work does not even show the risen Jesus. It merely portrays two witnesses, Jesus' oldest and youngest apostle. The youngest who was the only man brave enough to stay by Jesus' ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/3d_CrRHpdHA/the-greatest-easter-painting-ever-made
St. Isidore of Seville ATONEMENTONLINE - April 3, 2014 ... Isidore was shocking, even to people who lived at that time. Leander, who was much older than Isidore, took over Isidore's education and Leander's idea of education involved force and and lots of punishment. We know from Isidore's later accomplishments that he was very intelligent and hard-working, so it's difficult to understand why Leander thought abuse would work instead of patience. One day, the young Isidore couldn't take any more. He was frustrated by his inability to learn as fast as ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2014/04/st-isidore-of-seville.html
What I Wore Sunday, Entry 12 CATHOLIC HISTORY NERD - March 31, 2014 ... was an amazing testament to her legacy - in fact, her thirteenth great-grandchild was born just this week! The Good Shepherd was favorite devotion, which perfectly suits what a caring woman she was. There were references to that title of Jesus all through Sunday Mass. We were even sitting near a Good Shepherd stained glass window. I'm grateful that I was able to know Grandma Marie's kind, joyful spirit and that her generosity helped our married life get started. Her diamonds are in my ...http://www.catholichistorynerd.com/2014/03/what-i-wore-sunday-entry-12.html