Saturday, 19 June 2010

Saint Juliana Falconieri - 3 Cl.


The noble daughter of the illustrious family of Falconieri founded at Florence the Order of the Mantellati, attached to the Order of Servites. She received Viaticum miraculously at the moment of her death, A.D. 1340.


O God, who didst vouchsafe wondrously to solace blessed Juliana, Thy virgin, in her last sufferings with the precious body of Thy Son: grant we beseech Thee, that, by her intercession and merits, we too in our mortal agony may be strengthened by the same Sacrament, and so be brought to our heavenly country. Through the same our Lord Jesus Christ Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth...

'The daughters of the King are in thine honour, the queen stood on thy right hand in gilded clothing surrounded with variety'

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