Memorial of St. Bridget of Sweden
Saint Bridget was born to a noble family in the year 1303 in the province of Uppland in the country of Sweden. She was married at the age of 13 to Ulf Gudmarsson. The marriage was blessed with 8 children. When St. Bridget became a widow she devoted her life to God by becoming a Third Order Franciscan, then sometime later founded her own order, The Order of St. Savior, or the Brigittines. She was canonized by Pope Boniface IX on Octiber 7, 1391. To read more about her, click here.
Saint Bridget of Sweden, pray for us!