Monday, 17 April 2017

# Saints

Saint Hunna

The 15th of April is the feast day of Saint Hunna. She is the patron saint of laundresses, laundry workers, washerwomen.

Saint Hunna was born in Alsace, France, a daughter of a duke and married to a nobleman. Hunna and her husband opened their home to the poor. The bishop, Saint Deodatus came to live with them for a while and they were instructed by him and grew in sanctity. Hunna bore a son and named him after Saint Deodatus. He too became a saint and went to join a monastery. Hunna continued to serve the poor, especially women, after her husband's death. She did their laundry and mending and was nicknamed the "Holy Washerwoman." She gave away her wealth and property to build churches and monasteries. She died in 679 A.D. and was canonised by Pope Leo X in 1520 A.D.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

December 2, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, when you come to me, as to a mother, with a pure and open heart, know that I am listening to you, encouraging you, consoling you, and above all, interceding for you with my Son. I know that you desire to have a strong faith and to express it in the right way. What my Son asks of you is to have a sincere, strong and deep faith - then every way in which you express it is proper. Faith is a most wonderful mystery which is kept in the heart. It is between the Heavenly Father and all of His children; it is recognized by the fruits and by the love which one has towards all of God's creatures. Apostles of my love, my children, have trust in my Son. Help all of my children to come to know His love. You are my hope - you who strive to sincerely love my Son. In the name of love, for your salvation, according to the will of the Heavenly Father and through my Son, I am here among you. Apostles of my love, along with prayer and sacrifice, may your hearts be illuminated with the love and the light of my Son. May that light and love illuminate all those whom you meet and bring them back to my Son. I am with you. In a special way, I am alongside your shepherds. With my motherly love I illuminate and encourage them, that with the hands blessed by my Son, they may bless the entire world. Thank you.

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