April 13 – Born blind, lame, deformed, hunchbacked and dwarfed

Blessed Margaret of Castello (1287–1320) is the patroness of the poor, crippled, and the unwanted. She was born blind, lame, deformed, hunchbacked and a dwarf, into a family of nobles in the castle of Metola, in southeast of Florence. As a child, her parents Parisio and Emilia imprisoned her for 14 years so no one … Continue reading April 13 – Born blind, lame, deformed, hunchbacked and dwarfed