June 27 – Bl. Guy of Cortona – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The life of Bl. Guy of Cortona, Confessor, First Order (c. 1185-1250) for the June 27th Franciscan Saint of the Day. He was a wealthy man in Cortona, Italy who entered the order after St Francis preached in Cortona and he reached great sanctity, even with miracles of healing.
Reflection is on profiting from the good examples of others, avoiding bad examples, and the obligation to set a good example for others.
Read by Fr. Terrance Chartier, FI from Marion Habig's "The Franciscan Book of Saints" Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516