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Day 21 is St. Bernadette Soubirous, of Lourdes, 12x12 oil on wood panel. St. Bernadette was very ill for most of her life. When she was 14 the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her from a grotto in Lourdes, France. Mary appeared to her 17 times. A healing Spring emerged from the cave and became a source to healing of the sick and the lame.

Day 23 is St. Maria Goretti, 12x12 oil on wood panel. Maria Goretti died a martyr before her twelfth birthday. Young as she was, she made a choice of pruity based on her faith. She forgave the man that stabbed her before she died and appeared to him in a dream. She a patroness of all youth and a model of Christian purity.

Day 27 is Venerable Solanus Casey, 12x12 oil on wood panel. Fr. Solanus Casey was a simple priest in the Franciscan (Capuchin) who lived a life of humility. One of the keynotes of Fr. Solanus’ spirituality was of Gratitude, the prayer of “Thanks be to...