July 5th: Mercy through peace

July 5th: Mercy through peace

Today is the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal (July 5th in U.S. & July 4th elsewhere). ┬áSt. Elizabeth was the Queen of Portugal and was known for her acts of mercy for the poor and her works for peace. Her charity to the poor and her continuous endeavours to prevent hostilities breaking out between her relatives the Kings of …

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