Jul 23

Saint Brigid of Sweden

July 23rd XIV century

Patron Saint of Europe. Saint Brigid, religious, born in Sweden, who married the noble Ulfo, which had eight sons, which she educated piously, achieving at the same time with their advice and their example that her husband take a life of piety. Once he was Dead, she made a pilgrimage to many shrines and left various writings, that speak of the need for reform both head and members of the Church. Put the foundations of the order of the Holy Savior, in Rome went from this world to heaven.
Brigid (Femenino)
in current Sweden
in Roma, in current Italy
July 23rd