As he was fleeing persecution at age 70 he wrote… “I want none of this world’s goods, apart from a decent watch; only one of the ones you sent two years ago was any good. The others began by gaining an hour every day, and later two hours; then they all contracted a recurrent fever which led to their deaths, so if you’ve anything in the line of a decent watch I’d like you to send it along, and some money after it.”
February 18 is the feast of Francis Regis Clet (1748-1820), a martyr.
In this Year of Faith VinFormation offers a presentation of an illustrated collection of facts from his biography as well as selections from his letters that shed light on his faith. The presentation is based on a study by Fr. T. Davitt, CM.