Saints of the Week

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Saint Jerome Emiliani

If the, you remain constant in faith in the face of trial, the Lord will give you peace and rest for a time in this world, and forever in the next.

    Facts about St. Jerome Emiliani

  • Jerome was a 16th-century prisoner of war who escaped through the intercession of Mary.
  • He founded a religious order and spent his spare time ministering in the hospital.
  • Jerome cared for many orphans who were abandoned after a plague struck Italy. He is the patron saint of abandoned children.