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Title: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on February 03, 2020, 08:03:08 PM
Didacus of Alcala was born about 1400 at San Nicolas in Andalusia.     
He entered the Third Order of St. Francis when he had scarcely reached young manhood.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on February 11, 2020, 07:49:13 PM
Saint Didacus volunteered for the missions in the Canary Islands and labored there energetically and profitably.     
He was also the superior of a friary there.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on February 02, 2021, 04:57:10 PM
On the island of Lanzarote, Didacus was assigned to the post of porter.   
In a monastery, the porter is the monk appointed to be the one who interacts with the public.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: eschator83 on February 02, 2021, 08:19:15 PM
John Delaney's Dictionary of Saints says Didacus was noted for his healing power and miracles, but gives no details.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on August 20, 2021, 06:13:23 PM
In 1445 Didacus was appointed as Guardian of the Franciscan community on the island of Fuerteventura.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: eschator83 on August 22, 2021, 03:02:23 PM
What are the duties of a Guardian?  You deserve a tough question.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on August 23, 2021, 06:45:18 PM
What are the duties of a Guardian?  You deserve a tough question.
   
A Guardian is one who looks out for the friar.   
A Guardian animates the friars to live the Gospel in the manner that St. Francis lived it.


Title: Re: Saint Didacus of Alcala
Post by: CyrilSebastian on September 15, 2022, 05:46:27 PM
In 1450 Didacus was recalled to Spain. From Spain he went to Rome to     
 share in the Jubilee Year proclaimed by Pope Nicholas V.