Spanish Independence

Posted by marmara on April 27, 2014

Its double preoccupation was the fight against the Protestantism and the Turks. It repeated: God has called to me to being franciscan for the conversion of the sinful ones and herejes. And indeed, it preached of incessant way in Italy, Hungary, Bohemia, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain and Portugal. Supported by the Jesuits, it developed an admirable work in central Europe and seeded of franciscan convents great part of the nations in which it had preached. Lorenzo left a work multitude, among them more than 800 sermons, that occupy 11 of the 15 volumes of their complete works. They constitute an admirable example than modernly kerigmtica theology has been called, and this way to set out the eternal truths locates in the line of classic pastoral activity of the Holy Parents and the great doctors bishops to him.

It especially emphasizes its admirable Mariologa, of a truly extraordinary clarity of concepts. That is said that Lorenzo was the right arm of prince Felipe Manuel de Lorraine, who obtained in 1601 the liberation of Szkesfehrvr (White Regal) in a great victory against the mass of near 80,000 Turks, commanded by Mohamed III, was prepared to invade Estiria and threatened to conquer Austria, invading thence Italy and whole Europe. Lorenzo wrote a precious chronicle of campaign and although he would partly hide in her his characteristics of value, captains and soldiers acclaimed to him as the main author of the battle The 22 of 1619 July happened their death to him. Its body was taken to the Convent of the Announced one, nuns clarisas, Villafranca of the Bierzo (province of Leon), where it is venerated. Its tomb was profaned in 1808 by the French troops who occupied the city during the War of Spanish Independence.

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