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

February 2, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, you whom my Son loves, you whom I love with an immeasurable motherly love, do not permit for selfishness, for self love, to rule the world. Do not permit for love and goodness to be hidden. You who are loved, who have come to know the love of my Son, remember that to be loved means to love. My children, have faith. When you have faith you are happy and are spreading peace; your soul trembles with joy. My Son is in such a soul. When you are giving yourself for the faith, when you are giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor, my Son smiles in your soul. Apostles of my love, I am turning to you as a mother. I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith, on the way which leads to the light of the world. I am here for the sake of love, for the sake of faith, because with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way - because the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love. But this way leads to peace and happiness. My children, do not believe lying voices which speak to you about false things, false glitter. You, my children, return to the Scripture. I am looking at you with immeasurable love, and through God's grace am making myself evident to you. My children, set out with me. May your soul tremble with joy. Thank you.

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