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Born Montreal, Quebec   – was the most eligible girl in  New France   -June 1685 she took a vow of perpetual seclusion, chasitity and poverty   she financed the building of a new church and a three floor apartment directly behind the alter became her living quarters   she has bee studied and her ..

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1939 – Sister Helen Prejean was born on April 21st in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. American Catholic nun and opponent of capital punishment. 1957-1962 – She joined the Sisters of St. Joseph of Medaille and received a B.A. in English and Education from St. Mary’s Dominican College, New Orleans. 1973 – Earned an M.A. in Religious ..

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1602 – Born on April 2nd in Agreda, Spain. Spanish abbess, nun and mystic. 1620 – She took her vows as a Franciscan nun. 1627 – Became abbess of a Franciscan monastery in Agreda, retaining this office, except for a brief period. 1643 – King Philip IV of Spain visited María, initiating a correspondence that ..

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1651 – Born on November 12th in San Miguel, Viceroyalty of New Spain. A poet, dramatist, scholar, and nun, an outstanding writer of the Latin American colonial period and of the Hispanic Baroque. 1664 – Presented to the court when the new Viceroy and his wife arrived, the pretty, witty, intelligent, educated, teen-aged Juana quickly ..

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1330 – Born in Sweden. Swedish abbess and saint.          – She was the daughter of an even more famous woman-Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden. 1348 – She went to Rome, where her mother had gone after the death of Catherine’s father. 1350 – Catherine was married to Egard Lydersson von Kyren, who died ..

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1499 – Born on the 29th of January in in Lippendorf, Germany (near Leipzig).   1504 – She entered the convent of Brehna after her mother’s death.   1509 – Entered the nunnery in Nimbschen near Grimma.   1515 – Ordained as a nun on 8th of October at the age of 16.   1523 ..

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1930 – Born on the 25th of February in South Africa. British art expert and nun. 1945 – Joined Sisters of Notre Dame. 1946 – Became a nun in the order of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.          – Sent to England to begin her novitiate and studied at St. Anne’s College ..

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