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Only In Print: Could Father Rutilio Grande Be The Patron Saint For Mental Health Ministry?

A painting of Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande is seen in the rectory of San Jose Church in Aguilares, El Salvador. (Photo: CNS/Octavio Duran)

PROSPECT HEIGHTSThe history of humankind is fraught with an inability of people of all generations to understand or even accept others who have mental illnesses. 

Conversely, the breakthrough efforts to manage his mental health issues are now considered an attribute for martyred Father Rutilio Grande, who was beautified for sainthood on Jan. 22 in his Salvadoran homeland …

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