Aug 21 – St. Pius X – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of St. Pius X, Pope, Third Order (1835-1914) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Aug 21. St. Pius X joined the third order, started some local chapters. He promoted eucharistic devotion and frequent communion and support of Catholic Communication and press of his time.
Reflection is on the support of Catholic Communication and mass media which is the pulpit of modern times is essential to the mission of the Church.
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Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/JAdf5cdxC3E
Read by Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia, 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