Jan 5 – S. of God Ortolana di Offreduccio – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The life of S. of God Ortolana di Offreduccio, Widow, Second Order (d. ~1238) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 5.  Ortolana was the mother of St. Clare of Assisi

Reflection is on the value of Pilgrimages
Getting the most out of pilgrimages
abuse of pilgrimages

For more on S. of God Ortolana di Offreduccio
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ortolana
- https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/ortolana-hortulana-bl

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

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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