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St. Germaine: Patroness of the Abused and Disabled JEAN M. HEIMANN - June 15, 2017 ... dislike of her and disgust of her disability. Nevertheless, Germaine tended to the family's flock of sheep everyday. Despite her suffering, she lived each day full of thanksgiving and joy, and spent much of her time praying the Rosary and teaching the village children about the love of God. She was barely fed and was very thin, yet despite this, she shared the little bread that she had with the poor of the village. From her simple faith grew a deep holiness and profound trust in God. She went ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/06/st-germaine-patroness-abused-disabled/

Go Nuts 'OD'S BLOG! - June 5, 2017 ... Church, Geel. We hear of Dymphna first in the 13th century. But by then her local cult was said to be well-established. There had already been, the chronicler asserts, a history of miraculous healings of the mad (Wikipedia). She was believed to have actually lived in the seventh century, in Ireland. Devotional image of St. Dymphna I have written of Saint Dymphna before. Here is her story, in brief: In the seventh century, in what is now County Tyrone, Ireland, a small kingdom ...http://odsblog.blogspot.com/2017/06/go-nuts.html

St Gemma Galgani COMMUNIO - April 11, 2017 For years I have been intrigued by today's saint, Gemma Galgani. Several of my friends have a devotion to Galgani, yet she has basically remained a name for me until now. It is an interesting event that her feast day this is not on Holy Saturday as when she died, but it is during the week we call great and holy. One striking thing is that St. Gemma was not a professed member of the Passionist Order yet she intimately linked to its spiritual patrimony. A biographer writes, ...http://communio.stblogs.org/index.php/2017/04/st-gemma-galgani/

St. Isidore of Seville, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, "The Schoolmaster of the Middle Ages" BIG C CATHOLICS - April 3, 2017 Though it might seem strange to reach back to the late seventh and early eighth centuries for a patron saint of something as modern as computers and the Internet, one of the names suggested for just such patronage is Saint Isidore of Seville. Born in Spain around the year 560, St. Isidore amassed in his lifetime such a treasure trove of knowledge that he is referred to as "The Schoolmaster of the Middle Ages." For anyone who relies on ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/st-isidore-of-seville-bishop-and-doctor.html

Invincible Centurion JOURNAL - March 10, 2017 ... never saw. He was born to a pianist and an artist on Manhattan's Upper West Side on this day in 1917. A plump and mischievous little boy grew into a handsome and somewhat aimless young man, a championship swimmer who shrugged off college and drifted among jobs in various fields, including resorts and retail. Private Becker, 240th MP Battalion Like so many other young men of his "Greatest Generation," World War II gave his life sudden purpose. As an Army MP, he made sharpshooter, and ...http://crazystable.squarespace.com/journal/2017/3/10/invincible-centurion.html