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Rose of Lima - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia-Born Isabel Flores De Oliva April 20, 1586 Lima, Viceroyalty of Peru Spanish Empire

August 23: St. Rose of Lima (born 1586, died 1617; aged 31). She is the patron saint of the Americas and florists.

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St. Rose of Lima quote printable (free!) other Saints available too! "The gift of grace increases as the struggle increases"

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St. Rose of Lima, is the 1st person canonized a saint in the Americas and is considered the patron of Latin America and the Philippines.

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St. Rose of Lima pray for us the Americas, India, Philippines and people ridiculed for their piety. Feast day August 23.

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