July 14 – He seems to have escaped the curse of Adam’s sin

St. Bonaventure Doctor of the Church, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano, Minister General of the Friars Minor, born at Bagnorea in the vicinity of Viterbo in 1221; died at Lyons, 16 July, 1274. Nothing is known of Bonaventure’s parents save their names: Giovanni di Fidanza and Maria Ritella. How his baptismal name of John came to be … Continue reading July 14 – He seems to have escaped the curse of Adam’s sin