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Feast of St Peter of Alcantara, Confessor

St Peter, a Spaniard of noble birth, entered the Order of St Francis at the age of 16. He re-established the primitive Franciscan Rule, and gave St Teresa powerful support in her work of reformation. He died A.D. 1562.

The apparition of John of Capistrano to Peter ...

The apparition of John of Capistrano to Peter of Alcantara (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Deus qui beátum Petrum Confessórem tuum admirábilis pœniténtiæet altíssimæ contemplatiónis múnere illustráre dignátus es: da nobis, quæsumus; ut, ejus suffragántibus méritis, carne mortificáti, facílius cœléstia capiámus. Per Dóminum nostrum. Amen.

— from Missale Romanum 1962.

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