Wednesday, April 28, 2010
BLESSED LUCHESIUS - THIRD ORDER
Luchesius, born near Poggi-Bonzi in Etruria, was at first a merchant. Enlightened by the grace of God he distributed his possessions to the poor and was according to tradition the first to receive the habit of the Third Order of Saint Francis. He was renowned for love of neighbor, poverty, humility and austerity of life. He died about the year 1260 in the eightieth year of his life.
From the common of the holy men, 1452