I LIKE BOOKS! I WORK IN HEALTH CARE! John of God Is the Perfect Saint for Me!

Talk about impulsivity! When St. John of God, whose feast we celebrate today, set his mind on something, he just did it. Immediately. Without looking back.Here’s what I mean: When he was eight years old, he heard an itinerant priest talk about the adventure of spreading the faith in distant places. Late that night, John rose to follow the priest—and he never saw his parents again. [Children: Don’t try this at home.]He worked as a shepherd, then joined the Spanish navy. At 38, John set off for … [Read more...]