Jul 12 – Homily – Fr Benedict: St. John Gualbert, Merciful Knight Becomes Monk

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Homily #130712 ( 07min) Play - A noble military knight, St. John Gualbert met the murderer of his brother and it was his duty to slay him, but when he begged pardon for the love of Christ which also happened to be on Good Friday, St. John embraced him as a brother in Christ and became a monk. Father explains how the many trials of life are tests of our growth in patience and meekness.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. John Gualbert, Abbot - 3rd Cl - Form: EF, Os Iusti
Commemoration: Sts. Nabor and Felix, Martyrs
1st: sir 45:1-6
Gsp: mat 5:43-48

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