Monthly archives:June 2017

  • Francis was born in the kingdom of Naples, of the princely family of Caraccoilo. In childhood he shunned all amusements, recited the Rosary regularly, and loved to visit the Blessed Sacrament and to distribute his food to the poor. An attack of leprosy taught him the vileness of the human body a[...]
  • St. Clotilda was daughter of Chilperic, younger brother to Gondebald , the tyrannical King of Burgundy, who put him and his wife, and his other brothers, except one, to death, in order to usurp their dominions. Clotilda was brought up in her uncle’s court, and, by a singular providence, was inst[...]