St Rose of
Today the Church observes the memorial of one of the patrons of World Youth Day 2011; the above illustration and the following data are taken from the WYD Pilgrims' Guide:
Her baptismal name was Isabel Flores de Oliva; she was born April 20, 1586 in
She had relationships with two other saints: confirmed by the Archbishop of Lima, saint Turibius of Mogrovejo; she was also a friend of St. Martin de Porres.
She was known for: her love of the Eucharist and prayer; she is the first canonized saint of the Americas.
Patron Saint of:
Imitate the Saint: do not seek the path of worldly greatness, try to live each day as faithfully to your vocation as possible, accept the sufferings cheerfully, as gifts from God.
Did you know? St. Rose of