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Saints related to Patron-of-tertiaries

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  • St. Isabella of Portugal
    Isabella of Portugal was born in 1291 in the town of Aragon, Spain. She married the king of Portugal and suffered from an unfaithful and abusive husband. After the death of her husband, she became a Franciscan tertiary and remained at the monastery in Coimbra.
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  • St. Louis
    Saint Louis was born in 1214 to King Louis VII and the saintly Queen Blanche. Greatly influenced by his mother, he was considered pious even from his youth. At age 22, he ascended to the throne and ruled France justly, helping the poor and promoting the Christian faith.
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  • St. Margaret of Cortona
    St. Margaret of Cortona was born in 1247. She eloped with a nobleman after her father remarried. Her lover died nine years later, and she and her son took refuge with the Franciscan Friars in Cortona. She became a Franciscan tertiary and cared for the sick poor, later forming a congregation of Tertiary Sisters known as le Poverelle and founding a hospital. She died in 1297.
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