Saints of the Week

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Saint Angela of the Cross

God is asking me to be poor with the poor in order to bring them to Christ.

    Facts about St. Angela of the Cross

  • She worked at a shoe factory in Spain where she kept a detailed diary expressing her hope of joining the consecrated life.
  • At age 29, she founded a religious community with three other women.
  • Angela devoted the next 57 years of her life to serving the local poor and ill until her death in 1932.