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Getting to know: Saint Rose of Lima

July 21, 2013
Saint Rose of Lima
Isabel Flores was born in Lima, Peru in 1576. Rosa was her nickname because of her beauty. She was the first saint of the Americas and is noted for her intense life of prayer and penance. Although she experienced many difficulties in her life, she maintained an extraordinary serenity, imitating the suffering Christ.
Saint Rose of Lima, pray for us!
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