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St JEANNE-JUGAN

Christian Saint

Founder of 'Little Sisters of the Poor'

A Breton peasant, she convinced her employer she had to do this and he was the first to contribute funds.

She took on two assistants, a 17 year old and a 70 year old, and they took in elderly homeless women.

They ended up with fifteen houses, but a self-appointed priest took over and promoted the idea as his own and managed to get our Saint incarcerated in a convent.

We don’t know the fate of her staff. Compulsory redundancy?

St JEANNE-JUGAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : JEANNE-JUGAN
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Female
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 1792-1879
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 121

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Article last updated on 23 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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