The very first saint in America
She is a USA original. Her story, briefly, is this: Five children, then wham!, husband goes bankrupt and contracts T.B.
She goes back to America and is ostracized because of new faith. She takes on four jobs to feed the kids. Yes, four.
Bishop of Baltimore comes to her aid, and she gets to establish The Daughters of Charity of St Joseph for sick and poor children. The result of all this hard work is glorious saintdom.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Female
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : January 4th
Birth and Death Dates : 1774-1821
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 91
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