Monthly Archives: March 2018

Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop

  Together with Rose of Lima, Turibius is the first known saint of the New World, serving the Lord in Peru, South America, for 26 years.   Born in Spain and educated for the law, he became so brilliant a … Continue reading

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Blessed John of Parma

The seventh general minister of the Franciscan Order, John was known for his attempts to bring back the earlier spirit of the Order after the death of Saint Francis of Assisi. He was born in Parma, Italy, in 1209. It … Continue reading

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Kingly Office of Saint Joseph

“Joseph was put in charge of all the king’s household; he became ruler over all the king’s possessions.”  Psalm 105:21, NLT This psalm prefigures the office of Saint Joseph in administering the goods of the Lord, the Sovereign King. Saint … Continue reading

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San Juan de Dios

  “For the love of Christ controls us…” 2 Corinthians 5:14 From the time he was eight to the day he died, John followed every impulse of his heart. The challenge for him was to rush to follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit gave him, not … Continue reading

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