Little Nellie of Holy God

Posted on 18. Aug, 2016, in Church TeachingsNo Comments

Our second piece comes from Feb 2008 and looks at Little Nellie of Holy God.

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On February 2nd 1908 – 200 years ago Little Nellie of Holy God died, at the age of four and a half.  Famous for her love of Jesus in the Eucharist, she was known to Pope Pius X when he decided to lower the age for children to receive Holy Communion.  New  Zealand author Leo Madigan, now living in Fatima, has written extensively on Little Nellie and he reminded Eileen Good who she was and why there is still devotion to this young child..

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