From a life of aggressive violence and gambling, St Camillus converted to a compassionate lover of the poor, sick and underprivileged. Despite being privileged and able to live a luxurious life, he took to the life of an ascetic conducting penances. The efforts of the members of his order popularly known as the Camillians have served all around the world tending to the poor and sick.
The amazing life of St Camillus de Lellis has inspired many and he is often regarded by many as an inspiration to the care of the poor and infirm.
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