After a while the master, of the barber shop felt confident enough to leave the shop for long periods, and trusted all teh work to Martin
In this trade, he would pull decayed teeth, know medicinal properties of plants, destroy pernicious growths, balsams and healing ointments, stop thej flow of blood, but also prayed for the sick
He woprked till bhe was 15.
Since his days were wholly given over to his work as an apprectnice in teh hospitlas or office, or in private homes, martin in order to offer to god some hours of prayer and silent devotion had to cut short his hours of sleep
Even tho0ugh he loved his work, he long admired the dominicans.
He prayed at night, went to mass in the morning,
When his father heard about this he demanded his son, at least be a lay brother, but martin only wished to to be teh lowest of the low, but there is another story i will elabourate on later
On Sunday may 6 1962 his holiness Pope john 23 rd proclaimed in he presence of 38 cardinals, many archbishops prelates diplomatic representatives of more than 50 countries and a throng of laity from every part of the globe. The sanctity of Martin de Porres.