On this feast day of Blessed Ghebre Michael, please enjoy this presentation from a talk by Fr. Richard McCullen, C.M.
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Blessed Ghebre-Michael (Feast day: August 30) was an associate of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M. in Ethiopia.
Roman Catholic catechist. Member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Activist for Spanish Romani causes. Patron saint of Romani people. Victim of the Spanish Republican militias during the Civil War.
Pier Giorgio Frassati was not one to do the minimum when it came to works of charity, and he didn’t want a life of spiritual mediocrity.
The martyrdom suffered by the Daughters of Charity from Arras… suggests that the very existence of private charitable organizations could be profoundly threatening in the brave new world of the French Revolution.
Blessed Marta Anna Wiecka bravely served the sick.
Blessed Rosalie Rendu, D.C. was able to control her emotions and remain calm and unshakeable as she organized relief services for her “beloved poor” struck down by disease.
Story of the “Song on the Scaffold” of Blessed Pierre René Rogue, C.M., martyr of the French Revolution.
A presentation showing some examples of the fortitude and bravery of Blessed Rosalie Rendu.
From the age of reason, Jeanne [Sr. Rosalie] had thought of consecrating herself to God.
In addition to caring for the sick poor in their homes, Blessed Rosalie collaborated closely with the civil authorities responsible for the assistance of those who were poor.
Blessed Giuseppina Nicoli, an Italian Daughter of Charity, is known for her work with poor children; through her trust and friendship, “she guided them to find the Lord … with the gentleness of a loving mother”.