Oct 3 – S. of God Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of S. of God Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio, Virgin, Second Order (1838-1918) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Oct 3. S. of God Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio was born in Italy and was a devout but precocious child. When she entered religious life she had difficulties, but resolutely continued, growing in devotion. She and a group of her sisters went to America and after many tribulations finally settling in Omaha, Nebraska and died in Evansville, Indiana
Reflection is on accepting misfortune with patience.
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Read by Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia, FI from Marion Habig's 'The Franciscan Book of Saints' Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516
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Graphic By Archives of the Monastery of St. Clare in Pennsylvania - Original publication: c. 1900Immediate source: Poor Clares of the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66396365