Saints of the Week

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Saint Peregrine Laziosi

Do not fear what may happen tomorrow. ...The Father will either shield you from suffering or give you unfailing strength to bear it.
St. Francis de Sales regarding suffering

    Facts about St. Peregrine Laziosi

  • He was a 13th-century Italian who heckled a preacher out of his town.
  • He repented, joined the Servite Order, and committed his life to the sick.
  • Jesus healed him of cancer the night before his leg was to be amputated. Because of this, he is the patron saint of those suffering with cancer.