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Saint John Mary Vianney

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  1. August 3, 2017

    […] While a student he was called for military service, and became a delinquent military recruit due to illness, and hid to escape Napoleon’s police. As a seminarian, he had difficulty learning Latin, and twice failed the examinations required before ordination. He was finally ordained at the age of 30, but was thought to be so incompetent that he was placed under the direction of Fr. Balley, a holy priest in a neighboring village, for further training.  Read more. […]

  2. September 7, 2017

    […] “Your birth, O Blessed Virgin Mary, fills the whole world with a sweet consolation and a holy joy, because of you was born our Jesus, our God, who has taken away from us the curse in which we were plunged by the sin of our first parents, and filled us with all kinds of blessings.” ~ St. John Vianney […]

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