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Michael Jackson and Saint Guinefort

From First Thoughts

The death and veneration of Michael Jackson reminds me of my favorite medieval saint: Saint Guinefort. In the thirteenth century, a Dominican friar by the name of Etienne de Bourbon was preaching in the village of Sandrans, near Lyon, when he heard during confession that many of the local woman had . . . . Continue Reading »