This Christmas, Introduce Your Family to Servant of God Julia Greeley (and Be Prepared for Miracles)

December 5, 2022 | National Catholic Register

Maura Roan McKeegan’s words, combined with Gina Capaldi’s watercolors, tell the story of Servant of God Julia Greeley, the former slave who became ‘Denver’s Angel of Mercy.’

By Jean Torkelson | National Catholic Register

By all odds, the life of Julia Greeley should have been lost to history. Born into slavery in the 1840s, she came into the world with no last name and few prospects, and by all accounts, was poor all her life. Yet today she qualifies as a true heroic figure — the kind of real-life hero that parents would be eager to introduce to their kids.

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