August 1 – From impoverished Neapolitan nobility to Doctor of the Church

St. Alphonsus Liguori Born at Marianella, near Naples, 27 September, 1696; died at Nocera de’ Pagani, 1 August, 1787. The eighteenth century was not an age remarkable for depth of spiritual life, yet it produced three of the greatest missionaries of the Church, St. Leonard of Port Maurice, St. Paul of the Cross, and St. … Continue reading August 1 – From impoverished Neapolitan nobility to Doctor of the Church