Sep 9 – Bl. Seraphina Sforza – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of Bl. Seraphina Sforza, Widow, Second Order (d. 1478) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Sep 9. Bl. Seraphina Sforza was married to a prince who already had children from a previous marriage and ruled in conjunction with him in a noble way but when he turned against God and against her and kicked her out of the house and she joined the Poor Clares, praying successfully for her husband's conversion.
Reflection is on the virtues of a holy woman.
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Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Oadn0HEibkE
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