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The Martyrs of Compiègne: What really happened to the nuns slaughtered in Poulenc's opera

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The Martyrs of Compiègne: What really happened to the nuns slaughtered in Poulenc's opera

The French Revolution and the Carmelites of Compiègne | ncregister.com - Includes a powerful  video from the opera,"Salve Regina--Dialogue des Carmelites"

greluc: “ The Carmelites of Compiegne facing the guillotine. Illustration taken from Louis David (OSB), The Sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne, their martyrdom and their beatification, July 1794 -.

Saint Euphrasia (also, Eupraxia) (380 – March 13, 410) was a Constantinopolitan nun who was venerated after her death as a saint for her piety and example of charity.

Saint Euphrasia (also, Eupraxia) – March was a Constantinopolitan nun who was venerated after her death as a saint for her piety and example of charity.

January 23rd - St. Marianne Cope: By 1883, Cope had become the Superior General of her congregation. It was at this time she received a plea for help from leprosy sufferers in Hawaii. King Kalakaua himself sent the letter asking for aid in treating patients who were isolated on the island of Moloka'i.

Virgin, Professed Sister of St Francis, missionary to leprosy patients. also known as Saint Marianne of Moloka'i. She was beatified in 2005 and declared a saint by Pope Benedict XVI in

Saint Veronica Giuliani's (1660-1727) desire to be like Christ crucified was answered with the stigmata. Veronica was born in Mercatelli. It is said that when her mother Benedetta was dying she called her five daughters to her bedside and entrusted each of them to one of the five wounds of ...

Saint Veronica Giuliani's (1660-1727) desire to be like Christ crucified was answered with the stigmata. Veronica was born in Mercatelli. It is said that when her mother Benedetta was dying she called her five daughters to her bedside and entrusted each of them to one of the five wounds of ...

September 11 Today is the feast day of Saint Jean-Gabriel Perboyre.  Ora…

September 11 Today is the feast day of Saint Jean-Gabriel.

It was the will of God that the King should be overtaken at Paris by a grievous sickness. He was brought so low, it was said, that one of the ladies who were nursing him said he was dead and wished to cover his face with the sheet. Another lady, who was on the other …

It was the will of God that the King should be overtaken at Paris by a grievous sickness. He was brought so low, it was said, that one of the ladies who were nursing him said he was dead and

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