Spread the unbelievable life and love of the patron of Sudan when you put on this Tee.
Born in Sudan until childhood when she was kidnapped to be bought and sold in several slave trades, Josephine knew a life of forced servitude enforced by fear. Some masters were terribly cruel while others were kinder, but having been enslaved for over a decade of her life, Josephine had even forgotten her original name. At one point, her current master went away on business, leaving Josephine with the Canossian Sisters in Venice, Italy. Her time with the sisters led her to learn about who God is, answering an inner sense of some creator that she had felt all along. She discerned a call to religious life, and refused to leave the sisters upon her master's return. Her insistence caused the Superior to seek the intercession of the Italian authorities. The case went to court, and it was brought to light that slavery was outlawed in Sudan before Josephine was even born. Josephine was declared free, and she chose to stay with the sisters and become one herself, taking on the name Josephine Margaret. In her tremendous faith, Josephine often thanked her abductors, crediting them to putting her on the path to her convent where she came to know God. Thus, her quotable phrase, "We must love everyone," carries immense weight for an impactful message of Christian love and mercy.
Extend the testimony of St. Josephine Bakhita to others, regularly regain your inspiration from St. Josephine's example, or exercise generosity by giving a friend the gift of St. Josephine's witness to Christ and His Church with thisThat One Sheepshirt.
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4.5 oz. (US) 8.3 oz (CA), 100% combed ringspun cotton fine jersey Ash is 99/1 combed ringspun cotton/polyester Heather is 90/10 combed ringspun cotton/polyester CVC colors & Black Leopard are 60/40 combed ringspun cotton/polyester Ash and White are sewn with 100% cotton thread Flatlock-stitched seams Double needle stitched ribbed binding on lap shoulder neck, shoulders, sleeves and leg opening Innovative three-snap closure Side seam construction CPSIA compliant tracking label in side seam EasyTearTM label
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