DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY. 1. The Virgin Mary is our mother. 2. Christians venerate Mary in a special way. 3. Marian devotions. 4. To grow always in devotion to Our Lady. RESOLUTIONS FOR CHRISTIAN LIFE
Born in Cadiz, Spain, and christened Joseph Francis, the youth spent much of his free time around the Capuchin friars and their church. But his desire to enter the Franciscan Order was delayed because of the difficulty he had with his studies. Finally he was admitted to the novitiate of the Capuchins in Seville as Brother Didacus. He later was ordained a priest and sent out to preach.