Wednesday, March 8, 2017

St. John of God

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St. John of God

"A contemporary of St. Ignatius of Loyola [July 31], the Portuguese St. John of God (1495-1550) was another soldier who underwent a profound conversion and later established a religious order. At the age of forty John wanted to give his life to God, perhaps by dying as a martyr; he was advised to seek God …"