February 12 - The Seven Holy Founders of the Servites

 

They were seven friends of the 13th century, of whom we barely know their names. They belonged to a Confraternity in honor of Mary that the people knew as the lauds, or worshippers of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  They founded a congregation for the praise of Mary under the rule of St. Augustine. Soon young people who wanted to live like them began to seek them.

What examples move you the most?
 

 

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