Sep 9 – Bl. Seraphina Sforza – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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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.

For more on Bl. Seraphina Sforza
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seraphina_Sforza
- https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/blessed-seraphina-sforza.html

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

Ave Maria!

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