April 24 – Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen


Fidelis was a Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born in Germany in 1577. Fidelis was a lawyer who traveled throughout Europe to give classes to the aristocrats, but he then began to defend the poor. He became a Capuchin monk and started missionary work. He was so successful, that the Protestants accused him of being a spy for the emperor of Austria. Fidelis was assassinated in a church.

How do you employ your profession, work or studies, to serve others?

 

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