A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Monday, March 04, 2013

He slept on the ground

by his own choice, even though his family was rich and powerful.

He was not interested in power, but in justice. He was not interested in wealth but in caring for people in need. He was not interested in the good things of this life, but in the eternal life of the world to come.

Saint Casimir, son of the King of Poland, died of tuberculosis on this very day in 1484. He was canonized in 1522.

(from an earlier post)