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The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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St. Ansgar

The “apostle of the north” (Scandinavia) had enough frustrations to become a saint—and he did. He became a Benedictine at Corbie, France, where he had been educated. Three years later, when the king of Denmark became a convert, Ansgar went to that country for three years of missionary work, without noticeable success. Sweden asked for Christian missionaries, and he went...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 164
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