July 4 – St. Elizabeth of Portugal – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The life of St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal, Widow, Third Order (1271–1336) for the July 4th Franciscan Saint of the Day. St. Elizabeth was Queen of Portugal and used her wealth and influence to feed the poor and was frequently instrumental in making peace in her family and in her country.

Reflection is on the importance of making peace.

For more on St. Elizabeth: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_of_Portugal

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

Playlist of Franciscan Saints: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TxcAETrU_k&list=PLejh_e0-LN4wErRczZGry4TXytCZFiLCm

Also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/L6ScidS9M3w

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