A video and some notes on charity written by Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, who was a conference member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at the time of his death on July 4, 1925 at the age of 24.
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The French Revolution challenged each religious person's fidelity to Jesus Christ and to the Church. ...
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Visit the tomb of Frederic Ozanam in this video from VinFlix. Commentary by Fr. Joseph Agostino, C.M.
On this feast day of Blessed Ghebre Michael, please enjoy this presentation from a talk by Fr. Richard McCullen, C.M.
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.