Carmelite Nun and Martyr.
She then settled in Holland where she became a Carmelite nun instead.
But then Holland was invaded and she fell again into the hands of the Nazis. Nothing was sacred to them and so she sadly became an Auschwitz victim.
Quite how she got her impressive-sounding Saintly name — so many worlds away from the somewhat less memorable 'Edith Stein' — we are not at liberty to divulge because we don't know.
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 : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 1891-1941
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 97
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