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Born at Joigny, Burgundy, France, on December 12, the daughter of a cooper, she was educated by her older brother Louis, who later became a priest and who imposed the strictest discipline and penances on her. On his recommendation, Father Varin, who planned to form an institute of women to teach girls, a female counterpart of the Jesuits, received her and three companions into the religious life in 1800, thus founding the Society of the Sacred ... Continue Reading

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  1. allison
    5 years ago

    I am also considering her for my confirmation name,she seems to have done a lot for Christianity

  2. Delaney
    5 years ago

    This is the Saint I picked for Confirmation. I find Saint Madeleine was a great woman. It is an honor to take her name.

  3. Allison
    5 years ago

    She should inspire us all. This info helped me to choose my saint name for my confirmation. Thanks!

  4. Cassidy
    5 years ago

    She sounds like one dandy lady.

  5. lucy
    5 years ago

    this is a really nice peace of information weather it makes u cry ,laugh or whatever it is lovely.


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