Saint John of God - (1495-1550).
Nothing in the early life of John Ciudad, born of a poor couple in a town of Portugal, foreshadowed his future sanctity. For several years the renegade was engaged in tending sheep and cattle in Spain. One night Saint John found in the streets a poor man who seemed near death, and, as was his wont, he carried him to the hospital and he raised his eyes, and heard the words, “John, it is to Me that you do all that you do for the poor in My name.
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