Aug 30 – “Bl.” Davanzato of Poggibonzi – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of "Bl." Davanzato of Poggibonzi, Confessor, Third Order (d. 1295) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Aug 30. "Bl." Davanzato of Poggibonzi was a pastor who took care of the poor, did much penance, and practiced great hospitality.
Reflection is on hospitality, which is more pleasing to God than seclusion, but this does not mean overindulgence. We shuold not look for reward in this world but save or reward for the heavely banquet where all are God's guests.
Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/keD0qDykrMw
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