The Impact of the Lima Center

Monday, December 3, 2018

Last month on November 3, the Church celebrated the feast of Saint Martin de Porres, a Dominican brother who cared for the poor and the sick of Lima, Peru in the late 1500s. Renowned for his humility and charity, Saint Martin always sought to serve God and others, heeding the greatest commandments: “to love the […]

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St. Martin de Porres, O.P.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Martin de Porres Velázquez was born in Lima, Peru on December 9, 1579. The son of a Spanish nobleman and a freed slave from Panama, Martin would grow up to become one of the most revered members of the Order of Preachers. When he was very young, Martin took up an apprenticeship as a barber/surgeon. […]

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