Jul 14 – St. Francis Solano – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of St. Francis Solano, Confessor, First Order (1549-1610) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jul 14. St. Francis Solano was born in Spain and was a missionary to South America where he traveled widely and brought many people into the Church. He was famous for his ability to learn languages and win people's hearts with his kindness and music.
Reflection is on Sacred Song:
- Used by St Francis Solanus for evangelizing and the right music is conducive to holy things
- Church uses sacred music to glorify God and edify the faithful
- We should strive to make good music in Church with devotion and attention, harmonizing with others
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