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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

To be a saint

Francis Xavier died with one companion. He contracted a fever while waiting for a ship to rescue him from being abandoned on a small island.

He was 46 years old.

I pray today for the return of such courage and grace to Catholic men.

The Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville, Iowa, my home state, has a TLM every Sunday at noon.

Two panoramas of this amazing church may be found here....  and here,