St. Joseph of Cupertino

220px-San_Giuseppe_da_Copertino_si_eleva_in_volo_alla_vista_della_Basilica_di_LoretoSt. Joseph of Cupertino, a Franciscan friar in Italy, was born June 17, 1603, and is one of the truly unusual saints of the Church. He was born in a stable and was so poor in school that he passed his exam for the priesthood only because the bishop asked the one question he was prepared for. Nonetheless, he developed great wisdom and knowledge of holy things.

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