Father of the orphans, he founded a congregation of clergymen in Somasca (Italy) to educate orphans and the poor. Assisting the plagued, he contracted the contagion and died a martyr of charity. The Mass celebrates this inexhaustible charity with the most disadvantaged.
V: Saint Jerome Emiliani.
A: Pray for us.
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TITLE: Christ and the Tree of Life. The Benefits of Reading the Holy Bible and Books of Saints for souls who want to know the Holy Spirit.
AUTHOR: St. Alphonsus Liguori
EDITOR: Pablo Claret
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