St. Thorlac Thorhallsson(Dec.23)

Dec 23, 2012 by

July 20; December 23

Saint Thorlac

Thorhallsson

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.Patron Saint of Iceland

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FEAST DATE:

December 23

July 20 (translation of relics)

PATRONAGE: 

Iceland

Extract from Saint Thorlac Thorhallsson:  “Saint Thorlac was born in the south of Iceland in 1133. His parents were quite poor. They lost their farm and the family broke up while he was still a boy. . . .  Before he was 20 Thorlac became a priest. . . . He was 6 years in Paris, France and then some time in Lincoln, England. . . . Thorlac worked hard to reform the nation (Iceland) and to strengthen the Church. . . . Thorlac lived a holy life and after his death hundreds of miracles were attributed to his intercession..” See picture of Saint Thorlac Thorhallsson.

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The Missionaries of Mercy and our collaborators have prayed for the intercession of St. Thorlac Thorhallsson on behalf of those affected by the following disasters:

Eyjafjallajoekull volcano eruption in Iceland  (March 2010) (Europe) See World Mission rosary Intentions March 29-April 11,2010.


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