Saints related to Patron-of-abandoned-people

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  • St. Germaine
    St. Germaine Cousin was born near Toulouse in 1579. After the death of her mother, her father remarried and St. Germaine was treated harshly. She worked as a shepherdess and was made to sleep in the stables. She died at the age of 22 her body was later found to be incorrupt.
  • St. Ivo of Kermartin
    Born in 1253 in Brittany, St. Ivo of Kermartin was trained as a lawyer and appointed a judge in the Rennes diocese. He especially enjoyed working with the poor and often took their cases free of charge. He later became a priest and devoted the last 19 years of his life to his parish.
  • St. Luigi Orione
    St. Luigi Orione was born in 1872 in Pontecurone, Italy . As a seminarian, he opened a school to provide a Christian education for poor young men. He was ordained a priest and founded the Hermits of Divine Providence and the Ladies of Divine Providence.