St Rose of Lima

St Rose of Lima

 

                                                                          St. ROSE OF LIMA, VIRGIN.

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St. Rose of Lima, Virgin. Born of a Spanish family at Lima in Peru in 1586; Rose entered the Third Order of St. Dominic. She lived a life of penance and of contemplation, offering herself for the salvation of Indian people.

(She died in 1617. Her feast day is 23rd of August)