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Saints related to Patron-of-loss-of-parents

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  • St. Kateri
    The first Native American to be canonized, St. Kateri Tekakwitha was born in 1656, Baptized when she turned 20, Kateri lived a life of prayer with Indian converts in Canada. Referred to as "Lily of the Mohawks," she established ministries in North American Catholic churches.
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  • St. Louise
    St. Louise de Marillac was born in Meux, France in 1591. After her husband passed away, she helped organize a group of women volunteers to assist St. Vincent de Paul in caring for the poor. In 1634, St. Louise and the women took her vows, forming the Sisters of Charity, St. Louise as the first Superior.
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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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  • St. Rafqa
    Saint Rebecca Pierrette Ar-Rayes, also known as Saint Rafka, was born in Lebanon in 1832. At age 21, she joined the Order of the Immaculate Conception despite her father's objections. When her order combined with another order, she joined the Order of Saint Anthony of Maronites. She prayed to share in the sufferings of Christ, and slowly went blind and became paralyzed. She was granted one hour of sight before her death so that she could see her Mother Superior. She died in 1914.
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  • 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".
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