Oct 22 – St. Peter of Alcantara – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of St. Peter of Alcantara, Confessor, First Order (d. 1512) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Oct 22. St. Peter was born in Spain and developed a very deep prayer life and much penance. He was a prolific traveling preacher and was the spiritual director of many saints.
Reflection is on the reward for penance that wins eternal rest for our soul and body.
For more on St. Peter of Alcantara
Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/_yHryMn4EGQ
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