St. Martin de Porres

Short biography of St. Martin de Porres Patron saint of barbers and mixed-race people. Feast day on November 3. Born on December 9, 1579, in Lima, Peru. His father was a Spanish gentlemen. His mother, a former slave from Panama. Sister, Juana, born in 1581. He became a lay brother, at 15, at the Dominican…

A Conversation With Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado

CUNNINGHAM: Well, good morning. I’m Nelson Cunningham. I’m the president of McLarty Associates. And I’ll be presiding here at this morning’s session. Unlike most Council sessions, this one is on the record. You’ll see the cameras here. There’s some reporters in the room. We do ask you to silence-to turn off your mobile phones, because…