Saints related to Patron-against-tuberculosis

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  • St. Gemma Galagani
    St. Gemma Galgani was born in 1878 near Lucca, Italy. Prevented from joining a convent because of her poor health, St. Gemma became a third order Passionist instead. At home she lived a highly mystical life, receiving the stigmata and frequently conversing with Our Lord, Our Lady and her guardian angel.
  • St. Therese of Lisieux
    St. Therese of Lisieux was born January 2, 1873, in Alençon, France. She entered the convent taking the name Sr. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face. She was asked by her superior to write her story, which became a book, published after her death, entitled "Story of a Soul".