June 28 – Serv. of God Francis de Porras – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The life of Serv. of God Francis de Porras, Martyr, First Order (d. 1633) for the June 28th Franciscan Saint of the Day. He was a Spanish missionary to the Moquis tribe of Arizona who was very successful in converting many of them to Christianity, but was poisoned by the angry medicine men.
Reflection is on the profession of Faith that we must not merely carry in our hearts, but spread it to others by professing it.
Read by Friar Gabriel Cortes, FI from Marion Habig's "The Franciscan Book of Saints" Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516
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