June 24 – Serv. of God Illuminatus of Rieti – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The life of Serv. of God Illuminatus of Rieti, Confessor, First Order (d. 1266) for the June 24th Franciscan Saint of the Day. He was from Italy and was cured by St Francis of blindness in his youth and later became one of his closest followers and accompanied him on his trip to the Holy Land.
Reflection is on the need to follow the inspirations of God in order to be truly enlightened.
Read by Fr. Terrance Chartier, FI from Marion Habig's "The Franciscan Book of Saints" Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516