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A Torch in the Darkness - Saint John of Capistrano
A Torch in the Darkness - A Story of Saint John of Capistrano, In the Footsteps of the Saints Series from Mary's Books


 
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Volume Three


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St. John, who lived from 1386 – 1456,  was a Franciscan theologian and reformer from Italy.  At age 70 he led a crusade against the Ottoman Turks in Hungary, earning him the nickname, 'the Soldier Saint'.  He is the patron saint of military chaplains and two Franciscan missions in the United States are named for him:  San Juan Capistrano in California and San Juan Capistrano in San Antonio, Texas.