Helen of Skovde, Widow Helen of Skovde was born in Vastergotland, Sweden, in the twelfth century. However, after the death of her husband, she gave all her possessions to the poor. When she returned home, she found herself accused of involvement in the death of her son-in-law.
It was later proved that the deed had been perpetrated by mistreated servants, but by that time, Helen had been executed. Her goodness was preserved through the manifestation of God's power at her tomb.
The Swedish military has had a large presence in the town for many years and today there are two regiments, a military academy and several military support functions based in Skövde. The overall impression is that Skövde is a friendly town to visit and people are less stressed than in larger cities.
Tulips are ubiquitous but there are many others beside.Skövde goes all the way back in history to the medieval age.Of the medieval houses nothing remains, as a fire in 1759 burned down the entire city except for some houses called Helensgården.When she was sixteen, to help support her family, she began to teach ...continue reading More Saint of the Day Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita was born around 1869 in the village of Olgossa in the Darfur region of Sudan.Following Helen's death, many miracles were reported at her tomb, and public devotion to her was approved in 1164, just four years after her death. Although we may be suspect but innocent here in this life, God will provide sure justice hereafter.