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Venerable Veronica von Elmendorff Born: June 16, 1845, Oldenburg Germany Died: 1904, Chicago, Illinois Known for: Founding the first Poor Clare Colettine community in the United...

Blessed Isabel of France Born: 1225, France Died: February 23rd, 1270, Longchamps, France Fun Fact: Her brother is also a saint (Louis IX)!   It's interesting how many...

Venerable Maria Diomira Serri Born: February 23rd, 1708, Genoa, Italy Died: January 14th, 1768, Fanano, Italy Fun Fact: The first convent at which she inquired put...

Blessed Mattia Nazarei Born: 1253, Matelica, Italy Died: December 28th, 1300, Matelica, Italy Fun Fact: Bl. Mattia's life mirrored that of St. Clare in many respects...

Venerable Margaret Sinclair Feast Day: November 24th Born: March 29, 1900, Edinburgh, Scotland Died: November 24, 1925, Warley, England Known for: being an ordinary person of extraordinary...

Blessed Josephine Leroux Feast Day: October 23rd Born: c. 1745, France Died: October 23rd, 1794, Valenciennes, France Known for: being a martyr in the Reign of Terror Fun...

Saint Beatrice of Silva Feast Day: September 1st Born: 1424, Portugal Died: 1489, Toledo, Spain Known For: starting the Order of the Immaculate Conception Fun Fact: Her brother...

Venerable Caritas Pirckheimer Feast Day: August 19th Born: March 21st, 1467, Eichstat, Germany Died: August 19th, 1532, Nuremberg, Germany Known for: resisting the rise of Lutheranism that...

Saint Veronica Guiliani Born: 1660, Mercatello, Italy Feast Day: July 10th Died: July 9th, 1727, Citta di Castello, Italy Known For: her powerful devotion to Jesus CrucifiedF un...

Blessed Jolenta of Poland Feast Day: June 12th Born: c. 1235, in Hungary Died: 1298, Gniezno, Poland Known For: her good use of every situation she was...