"Paradise is not made for slackers. Let's get to work!"
- S. Ignazio da Santhià
Limping in to Santhià over a week ago, I noticed a large circular bronze plaque embedded in the pedestrian section of the main street. It commemorates "S. Ignazio da Santhia." The main church in town has multiple copies of his life available in Italian, as does the hostel, but I'm not sure I'm up for translating something that length yet. (This morning at the library, I tackled the Berenstain Bears (La Famiglia Orsetti), and that was just about right.)
A quick search online this evening revealed this brief vita provided in English by the Vatican:
Doctrinally, we may have had some issues, but I can't argue with that kind of lived witness.