ST. RITA OF CASCIA SAINT OF THE IMPOSSIBLE
by Fr. Joseph Sicardo. At an early age, Rita expressed the desire to become a nun. However, her elderly parents insisted that she be married at the age of 12 to a cruel man. After being widowed and losing her two sons, she entered a convent. In the midst of chronic illness, she received visions and wounds that resembled the crown of thorns. Paperback. 182 pages.