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Cameron Bellm writes the Spirit & Verse column at Jesuits.org and is the author of No Unlikely Saints: A Mental Health Pilgrimage with Sacred Company. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two sons.
People pose with images of Rutilio Grande, S.J., following a Mass in his honor at a church in San Salvador, El Salvador, on Feb. 22, 2020. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters)
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Cameron Bellm
Rutilio Grande bore mental health issues as his personal cross. Now he can become a patron saint for all Catholics who seek and deserve mental health care.