He guided popes and kings, bishops and common folk. Because of him, the twelfth century is sometimes called the “Bernardine period.”
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Francis de Sales called Jane “the perfect woman.”
For centuries the popular tradition about St. Joachim and St. Anne has inspired Christians with a message of God’s tender love.
Governor, husband, priest and Bishop: Paulinus led a life filled with virtuous leadership and was thought of as a saint even in his lifetime.
Ephrem was largely responsible for demonstrating that poetry and hymns could be a mode of theological discourse.
Sister Marie was an outstanding catechist and educator and a tireless apostle.
Some of the many miracles ascribed to him include levitation and levitation of his walking stick, apparently witnessed by a church full of people.