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St. Julie Billiart - an unlikely friendship with a viscountess led to establishment of the Institute of the Sisters of Notre Dame.

St. Syncletica -- one of the desert mothers who gave up a comfortable living for a deepening relationship with God.

Bl. Bernardina Maria Jablonska, Co-foundress of the Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis Servants of the Poor. Known as a mystic with a great concern for those who are suffering. As superior of the Sisters she founded hospices for the sick and poor. Feastday, September 23

Saint Thérèse Couderc, also known as St. Theresa Couderc (1 February 1805 – 26 September 1885) was co-founder of the Sisters of the Cenacle, a Catholic religious order. Feastday, September 26

St Beatrix da Silva Feast day : September 1 Died: 1490 St. Beatrice da Silva Meneses, Religious (Feast - September 1) Beatrice was born in Ceuta, Portugal, in 1424. She was the daughter of the Count of Viana, and the sister of St. Amedeus of Portugal. In Portugal, Beatrice is known as Brites. Raised in the household of Princess Isabel, Beatrice went to Spain with her when Isable married John II of Castile. Evenually, she tired of court life and entered the Cistercian convent at Toledo…

Marie Madeleine Victoire de Bonnault d'Houet- French wife, mother and widow. Became religious sister and founded the Faithful Companions of Jesus- took inspiration from Mary and holy women of the Gospel who accompanied Jesus, never abandoned Him during His Passion, and after His Resurrection, spread the Good News

St. Colette--spent eight years in a one-window cell as an anchoress, then answered the call to reform the Poor Clares.

Blessed Marie Rose Durocher: Working for her priest brother helped her find her vocation in establishing schools.