Blessed Eustochium

Bl. Eustochium was the illegitimate child of a seduced nun, she was born at San Prosdocimo convent in Padua, baptized Lucrezia, and raised and educated at the convent. When she grew older she wished to become a nun and despite the opposition of many in the community because of the circumstances of her birth, the … Continue reading Blessed Eustochium

St. Christine the Admirable,Victim Soul for the Holy Souls In Purgatory

St. Christine the Admirable lived in Belgium at the close of the twelfth century, and her body is preserved today in St. Trond, in the church of the Redemptorist Fathers. The Life of this illustrious virgin was, written by Thomas de Cantimpre, a Religious of the Order of St. Dominic, an author worthy of credit … Continue reading St. Christine the Admirable,Victim Soul for the Holy Souls In Purgatory