The Saints

Benedictine Saints: Frances of Rome

Here is another Benedictine saint who appears in the Benedictine and Ignatius scramble. Frances of Rome was not a typical Benedictine. She was a married woman with three children, but she was a Benedictine oblate. A religious oblate is a person who wants to participate in the life of a religious order while still living …

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Jesuit Saints: Alberto Hurtado

This is one of the Jesuit saints who appear in the Benedictine and Ignatius scramble. At the House of Christ in Chile are these words, “To Father Alberto Hurtado, Apostle of Jesus Christ and servant of the poor, friend of children teacher of youth. Prophet of justice and refuge of the most destitute.” Alberto Hurtado …

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