June 29 – Bl. Benvenute of Gubbio – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The life of Bl. Benvenute of Gubbio, Confessor, First Order (d. ~1232) for the June 29th Franciscan Saint of the Day. He was an accomplished knight of Gubbio, Italy who joined the Franciscans as a humble lay bother taking care of leper patients at a hospital and developed a deep prayer life and devotion to Mary, accompanied by many mystical experiences.

Reflection is on conformity to God's will and overcoming self-will.

More on Bl. Benvenute https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5818
Text: https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/blessed-benvenute-of-gubbio.html

Read by Fr. Terrance Chartier, FI from Marion Habig's "The Franciscan Book of Saints" Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516

Also on https://youtu.be/CK9WkRf8n6M

Ave Maria!

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