Wednesday, November 03, 2004 +

Saint Martin de Porres (3 November)

"...fear and helplessness have a way of dispelling sophistication. So...I swallowed the dust [from Martin de Porres' grave]." Lucile Hasley reporting her cure to Caryll Houselander, in Maisie Ward, ed., The Letters of Caryll Houselander: Her Spiritual Legacy (New York: Sheed and Ward, 1965).