Jan 4 – Bl. Christina of Tuscany – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The Life of Bl. Christina of Tuscany, Virgin, Third Order (d. 1310) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 4. Bl. Christina was a shepherdess who refused marriage to remain a virgin for Christ. She went to Lucca as a servant girl and then to Rome and then back to Santa Croce, her hometown. Many young ladies followed her example and started a third order group there.

Reflection is on setting an example of cleanliness

For more on Bl. Christina of Tuscany
- https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/blessed-christina-of-tuscany.html

Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/UrMr-JfcaUs

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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