Born at Windsor Castle, Princess Victoria Alice Elisabeth Julie Marie of Battenberg, later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Elizabeth Kubler Ross with Mother Theresa. I love this powerful quote. These are words to live by: It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are. EKR
January 23, 1991—Princess Ileana of Romania known as Mother Alexandra after becoming a nun. She founded the Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration, a community of nuns of the Orthodox Church in America. She was an aunt of former King Michael of Romania and a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain.
A little-known English nun who helped to hide Italian Jews from the Nazis in wartime Rome is being considered as a possible saint. Mother Ricarda Beauchamp Hambrough is credited with playing a vital role in saving the lives of more than 60 Jews by smuggling them into her convent. The Bridgettines,