June 7th – Bl. Anne of St. Bartholomew – (1549-1626) – Virgin

Bl. Anne of St. Bartholomew – (1549 – 1626)
Virgin
Feast Day – June 7th

Anne of St Bartholomew

Anne Garcia Manzanas was born at Almendral, Castille, Spain on October 1st 1549. As a thirteen-year-old orphan, she tended her brothers’ sheep. Devoted to the Passion of Christ, she wanted to consecrate her virginity to God, but feared she would be unable to overcome her brothers’ opposition to her vocation.

One night, having fallen asleep with her rosary in her hands (which she recited daily), Anne experienced a vision… click here to read more…

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