Friday, August 4, 2017
St. John Vianney (the Cure of Ars)
St. John Vianney (the Cure of Ars):
"St. John Mary Vianney (1786-1859), the patron saint of parish priests, was the son of a French farmer. As a boy, he desired to be a priest, but it seemed this would be prevented by academic difficulties; however, John overcame this obstacle with the help of a tutor. He was considered a devout but otherwise …"