Blessed Angela Salawa was born in Siepraw, a village in Southern Poland on the 9th September 1881. She is known for her work during World War I where she helped prisoners of war without regard for their nationality or religion. The writings of St Teresa of Avila and St John of the Cross were a great comfort to Angela during this time. Prior to World War I, she became a Secular Order Franciscan. Blessed Angela Salawa died on the 12th March 1922 in Krakow, Poland and was later beatified by St John Paul II in 1991.
Fr. Anthony Casamento
Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.