Friday, July 1, 2016

July 1: Saint Gall


Saint Gall was an Irish missionary who traveled with a group of priests to Switzerland. Saint Gall became ill, so he had to stay while the others continued on to Italy. He lived as a hermit, but he was widely known as a very holy man. Once, he was walking through a forest when a bear threatened him. He rebuked the bear in the name of Jesus, and the bear stopped its attack and became Saint Gall’s constant companion.


Today, carry a teddy bear with you to remind you of Saint Gall’s holy devotion to Christ.

Saint Gall, pray for us!

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