Sep 20 – St. Francis Mary of Camporosso – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The Life of St. Francis Mary of Camporosso, Confessor, First Order (d. 1866) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Sep 20. St. Francis Mary was a jumble Capuchin who begged for food for his friary and for the poor and was known for performing miracles. During a plague, he offered his life to God and the plague ceased the day he died of the disease.

Reflection is on Self-sacrifice.

For more on St. Francis Mary of Camporosso
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Maria_da_Camporosso
- https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/francis-mary-of-camporosso.html

Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/U98_CyTv3Zg

Read by Fra Gabriel Cortes, 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
Graphic By Davide Papalini - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4420275

Ave Maria!

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