It is not you who will speak...

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 14th week of Ordinary Time - Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 10, 16-23 - When he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will lead you into all truth and make you remember all that I have said to you.

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11 July - Benedict was born around 480-491 to a noble Roman family from Nursia in Umbria. His childhood takes place in Nursia, where he lives with his parents and receives a good education. When he reaches adolescence, Benedict leaves his family, like most children of the Italian nobility, to study liberal arts.

10 July - We will talk about two saints with the same name of Ulrich. The first: Ulrich was born in Regensburg around 1029 into a well-to-do family, whose parents were named Bernhold and Bucca. Ulrich was educated at the school of St. Emmeran's Abbey in Regensburg with the future abbot of Hirsau Abbey, Wilhelm (1030-1091), with whom he remained friends for the rest of his life.

09 July - Zhao Rong was born in 1746 in Kweichou. He is from a pagan family. At the age of 20, he enlists in the Chinese Imperial Army. A few years later, during the government persecutions against Christians, he is in charge of guarding Christian prisoners. He then listened to the priests who spoke and continued to proclaim the Gospel while in detention.

08 July - Son of the crusader Bouchard de Marly, and Mathilde de Châteaufort (granddaughter of King Louis VI), born at the castle of Marly, he received like any noble a military education but in a very Christian environment. From a very young age, he showed great devotion to the Blessed Virgin, whom he called "his good Mother and his dear Mistress".