This holy priest of Luna in Tuscany founded the Congregation of Regular Clergy called “of the Mother of God,” and other Institutes. He died at Rome on October 9, 1609. St. John Leonardi was beatified by Pope Pius XI. Pius XII extended his feast to the whole Catholic world in 1940.
We have gotten to know a really wonderful couple here from India and they have a little boy who is just one month older than Maria. Lisa and Vidya have been taking the kids on walks together the past few days as the weather has been beautiful. Below is some of the scenery from their walk today.
Here are Maria and Eli (Elijah) looking at some ducks swimming on a pond. Eli is 100% boy!
And here are the culprits caught holding hands on their walk.