Jan 15 – Bl. Giles of Lorenzana – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of Bl. Giles of Lorenzana, Confessor, First Order (1443-1518) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 15. Giles was hermit known for his deep contemplation that lead to great holiness and his body remained incorrupt after death.
Reflection is on devotion during prayer, being attentive to God
Look away from distractions
Devotion is a sign of love of God and so God will love you, giving more grace and then more devotion.
For more on Bl. Giles of Lorenzana
Also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/SxEsFZuGjeQ
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