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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

THE UNUSUAL MYSTIC IN ITALY

AMAZING ITALIAN MYSTIC WHO SUBSISTED ON HOST FOR 60 YEARS DISPLAYED BAFFLING PHENOMENA

The reputed Italian mystic Luisa Piccarreta has been drawing increased attention of late, with a push to make her a saint amid lingering attempts to discern her unusual and often extraordinary life.

Luisa, who died at the age of 82 in 1947 and is being considered for beatification, was a contemporary of St. Padre Pio and in fact her home was a town called Corato near the monastery at San Giovanni Rotundo where Pio lived. As explained by Frank Rega in an engaging, well-written new book, Life of the Mystic Luisa Piccarreta (Journeys in the Divine Will: the Early Years), Luisa first experienced alleged inner locutions of Jesus by the time of her First Holy Communion.
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