Feast of Blessed Louis Variara
Date: 15th January 2022
Today marks the feast of Blessed Louis (Luigi) Variara.
Blessed Louis Variara, was an Italian priest that worked mostly in Colombia and South America. He established his own Religious Congregation, the Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, which is present in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. The Congregation was originally established to allow lepers and the children of lepers to enter into Religious life.
You can read more about the life and work if Blessed Louis Variara here