First a slave, then a Saint

St. Josephine Bakhita, Feast day, February 8.

Thanks be to God for so glorious a witness to faith, love, and forgiveness of one’s enemies.

2 thoughts on “First a slave, then a Saint

  1. Rodger Menezes

    What a beautiful Saint. I was reading her biography and discovered how brutally she was treated as a slave. Incredible. What a transformation and what grace and cooperation between our Lord and her..

  2. resolute ros

    Hi Mary. For the last year, I’ve been reading about Sudan into tape for a blind professor. Sudan has a deep history and deep wealth of people. What a woman; what a saint!

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