St. Roque Gonzalez: A model of blending Christianity and culture

Posted November 11, 2017 9:10 am by Meg Hunter-Kilmer

St. Roque Gonzalez: A model of blending Christianity and culture

The first canonized saint to be born in the Americas, this Jesuit ministered in ParaguaySt. Roque Gonzalez didn’t want attention. He didn’t want special treatment. He didn’t even want a comfortable bed and a good meal. He only wanted Christ. Born to noble Spanish parents in Paraguay, Roque (1576-1628) had a life of luxury ahead Read More…

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