Born in Torre Hermosa (Zaragoza), he was a shepherd in his teens. At the age of twenty he entered the Franciscan Order as a layman. “He excelled among the saints who most loved the Eucharist.” While he was present at his own funeral Mass, he opened his eyes twice to adore the Sacrament at the elevation of the Host and the chalice. He is heavenly Patron of the Eucharistic Congresses and Associations.

V/. St. Paschal Baylón
R/. Pray for us.

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TITLE: Saint Alphonsus Maria Ligori on the Patience and Imitation of Christ. With Biblical Wisdom of the Gospels, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastical + quotes from St. Francis of Assisi, and many more.
AUTHOR: St. Alphonsus Liguori
EDITOR: Pablo Claret

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