Jan 12 – Bl. Bernard of Corleone – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of Bl. Bernard of Corleone, Confessor, First Order (1605-1667) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 12. Bl. Bernard of Corleone was born in Sicily, Italy and had a habit of dueling then converted and joined Franciscan to do penance as a lay brother.
Reflection is on the value of penance for past sins and for future holiness.
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Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Kxpj2FgykAM
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