Left hand (index, middle and ring) cracked. Of Spanish origin, she is born in the capital of Peru under the name of isabel flores de oliva and her childhood is materially difficult.
Shortly after the age of four, she was able to read without having learned and feed on the story of the life of Saint Catherine of hers, which became her model of spiritual life. She becomes tertiary of the order of saint dominique at 20 years. In imitation of Catherine de Siena, she lives as a hermit in a cabin, the opposite of the easy life of the Spanish colonizers of the time.
Great mystic, Jesus appears to her on the cross, she lives in mortification, with the trials and joys of mystical experiences. From her childhood she practiced fasting. By intense bodily penance, she offered herself to God as a bloody victim in union with Christ for the redemption of the souls of Purgatory and the conversion of sinners.
She slept on a bed made from fragments of crockery and tiles whose acuities were located upwards. In her meditations and prayers she felt the pain of men of all origins and confessions and prayed for their conversion. The distrust of the inquisition earned him several examinations from the religious authorities and his spiritual responses surprised his detractors. She devoted herself to the service of the Indians, abandoned children, the aged, the infirm, and the sick.She will remain in the hermitage until her death. She is canonized in 1671. She is the first saint of the new world. Quotes: hey learn that the gifts of grace increase as the burden gets heavier, that men are not deceived, there is only one way to reach paradise, and the cross is the only one road to get there. \We will not get grace if we do not suffer.
We must endure pain after difficulty to join the divine nature, the glory promised to the children of God, and the perfect happiness of the soul. \Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder to reach paradise.The item \The seller is \This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.