Bl. László Batthyány-Strattmann was a generous doctor who would never turn away a patient, accepting prayers as “payment.”
For many in the world, medical bills can often add up, making a simple visit to the doctor an expensive affair. This can dissuade many people from ever going to the doctor, knowing that they can not pay for the numerous expenses.
However, Bl. László Batthyány-Strattmann made it his priority to serve the poor with his medical practice, never turning away a patient if they couldn’t pay.
He was in a unique situation, as he inherited the Castle of Körmend, in Hungary, after his uncle died. This gave him the title of “Prince” and the name “Strattmann.” He was generous with his royal wealth, turning one wing of the castle into a hospital.
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