St. John of Capistrano
St. John was born at Capistrano (Abruzzi), Italy, on June 24, 1385. He was a lawyer and judge who at the age of 30 entered the Franciscan Order. Father John became a zealous, self-sacrificing crusader who won many converts to Christ. He died in 1456.
Let us arm ourselves with prayer and penance so as to acquire the self-sacrifice which inspired this great saint.
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