Jan 20 – S. of God Jane of St. Erasmus – Franciscan Saint of the Day

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The Life of S. of God Jane of St. Erasmus, Widow, Second Order (1575-1649) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 20. Jane  was married to a nobleman in the Netherlands. She worked successfully to convert her husband and to help the poor. She then asked her husband to enter the convent to which he eventually agreed. She then grew in piety and example of living religious life. She had a strong devotion to Christ Crucified

Reflection is on perseverance in prayer which Jane exemplified
Should not interfere with other duties
Especially needed in times of suffering, making it meritorious

For more on S. of God Jane of St. Erasmus
- https://www.blogtalkradio.com/fr-bob-warren/2015/01/09/the-servant-of-god-jane-of-saint-erasmus

Also on Youtube: https://youtu.be/H8jTb9e0ilU

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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