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Elizabeth of Hungary

By February 28, 2022No Comments

Elizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231): It is rare indeed to find someone in a place of power and privilege who is willing to lay it all aside for the sake of Christ and the Gospel. Yet this was the testimony of Elizabeth of Hungary, a medieval princess who spent her short life joyfully sacrificing her own comforts and resources for the poor and needy in her kingdom of Thuringia. A powerful symbol of Christian love and charity, Elizabeth also provides us with a remarkable link to the Protestant Reformation! Join us today for this beautiful and inspiring story of a woman who truly embodied the humble, sacrificial love of Jesus!

  • Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History by Richard M. Hannula
  • The Story of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary by William Canton & Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale
  • Life of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Duchess of Thuringia by Montalembert & Hoyt

     

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