Feast Day: 12 August Jane Frances was wife, mother, nun, and founder of a religious community. Her mother died when she was 18 months old, and her father, head of parliament at Dijon, France, became the main influence on her education. Jane developed into a woman of beauty and refinement with a lively and cheerful
Feast Day: 22 May St Rita was an Augustinian nun from 14th-century Cascia, Italy. She is the patroness of impossible causes and hopeless circumstances because of her difficult and disappointing life. Through her trials God used her in remarkable ways. Now she assists from heaven those who plead for her intercession for their own seemingly
Feast Day: 5 September Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910, Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta was a remarkable woman who strongly believed in serving and seeing God in the least of society. After a childhood of poverty caused by the death of her father, she joined a religious order known as the Sisters of Loreto.