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October 22, 2014Download
Few men have made such an impression on history as St John Paul the Great. Having lost his entire immediate family at a young age, lived under Nazi occupation and communism in Poland, and later suffering many years with Parkinson’s Disease, St John Paul knew what it was to suffer…
October 21, 2014Download
Augustinian prior and patron of women who face difficult labors.
Augustinian prior and patron of women who face difficult labours. He was born John Thwing in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England, in 1319, and became a student at Oxford.
October 20, 2014Download
He reached the conclusion that God wished him to establish a congregation in honor of the Passion of Jesus Christ.
After receiving a vision, and while still a layman, he founded the Congregation of Discalced Clerks of the Most Holy Cross and Passion (Passionists) in 1721 to preach about Jesus Crucified.