Jan 12 – Bl. Bernard of Corleone – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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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.

For more on Bl. Bernard of Corleone
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_of_Corleone
- https://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/st-bernard-of-corleone.html
- https://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/saints/ns_lit_doc_20010610_ber-da-corleone_en.html

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

Ave Maria!


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