Friday, December 02, 2011

"Lecture #8. St. Camillus: Mercenary & Card Shark"

"Camillus was a mercenary soldier with all the worst habits -- drinking, gambling, swearing, chasing prostitutes.

"When his father called for a priest on his deathbed, Camillus began to rethink his life.

"Guided by St. Philip Neri, his spiritual director, Camillus turned away from sin, dedicated himself to the sick, and formed a religious congregation for nursing the poor..."


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