Saint of the Day, November 3

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At the canonization of this Saint of the Day, Pope John XXIII said, "He excused the faults of others. He forgave the bitterest injuries, convinced that he deserved much severer punishments on account of his own sins. He tried with all his might to redeem the guilty; lovingly he comforted the sick; he provided food, clothing and medicine for the poor..."

Who was this saint? To read his unusal story, click on Saint of the Day in the sidebar under LINKS.

(My apology for an earlier post here which actually referred to tomorrow's Saint of the Day!)

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for encouraging exploration of this link as well as the connection to today's (11/3) saint. When reading the narrative about St. Martin de Porres, I was particularly struck by the Comment section and the description of racism as a sin. Sheds light on a term so often used in a political context and what this practice of exclusion truly is.


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