Nov. 17 Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, religious, Memorial

Entrance Antiphon, Cf. Mt 25:34, 36, 40: Come, you blessed of my Father, says the Lord: I was sick, and you visited me. Amen, I say to you: Whatever you did for one of the least of my brethren you did it for me.Gospel Verse, Jn 13:34: I give you a new commandment: love one another as I have loved you.Communion Antiphon, Cf. Jn 15:13: Greater love has no one than to lay down his life for his friends.Today the Church celebrates the Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231), religious. She was the daughter of Andrew II, King of Hungary, and wife of Duke Louis IV of Thuringia. She is famous for her great kindness and inexhaustible charity towards the poor and the sick.

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