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  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint André Bessette, 01-06-19

    01/06/2019 3:19:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 3 replies ^ | 01-06-19 | FranciscanMedia
    Franciscan Media Image: photograph of Saint Andre Bessette | Wikimedia Saint André Bessette Saint of the Day for January 6 (August 9, 1845 – January 6, 1937)  Saint André Bessette’s Story Brother André expressed a saint’s faith by a lifelong devotion to Saint Joseph.Sickness and weakness dogged André from birth. He was the eighth of 12 children born to a French Canadian couple near Montreal. Adopted at 12, when both parents had died, he became a farmhand. Various trades followed: shoemaker, baker, blacksmith—all failures. He was a factory worker in the United States during the boom times of the...