Bl. Archangela Girlani – January 29th

 

Bl. Archangela Girlani (1460-1495)

Bl. Archangela Girlani (1460-1495)

 Feast Day – January 29th

Biography – Bl. Archangela Girlani

Bl. Archangela Girlani was born Elanor Girliani in 1460 at Trino, on Monte Ferrato in northern Italy to a noble family. Having her early education with the Benedictines, she had intended to become a Benedictine nun but on her way to the convent, her horse refused to take her there. She interpreted this as a sign and along with her two sisters, Maria and Frances (Scholastica), she took the Carmelite habit in the monastery of Parma in 1477 at the age of 17 where she … read more…

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