September 4 - Saint Rose of Viterbo

Rose was born in the 8th Century and was called to preach the faith in her city of Viterbo, Italy. She reported that the emperor was taking land that belonged to the Church. So many people heard her, that her father was scared, so he threatened to beat her if she did not stop preaching. She was only thirteen years old. She continued to preach and later the Pope’s enemies tried killing her. At the end, she was exiled with her parents. She died when she was only 17.

What call do you think you have received? Did you decide to follow it?


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