May 28th: Mercy for those with Illness

May 28th: Mercy for those with Illness

Today is the Feast of St. Mary Ann of Jesus of Paredes, O.F.S. (1614-1645), the patron saint against illness.  St. Mary Ann was a saint of mercy who devoted her life to serving the poor and sick, as a devout Secular Franciscan.  She opened a health clinic to serve Africans and Native Americans.  It was also told that she worked many …

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