Benedict, born in Italy around 480, was the son of a rich and important man. At the age of 20, he decided to give everything up and devote his life to God. He became a monk and created many monasteries throughout Europe. Today, thousands of monks… Read more still live according the rules invented by Saint Benedict.
Ignatius of Loyola was born in 1491 in Spain. At the age of thirty, he discovered God and his life changed radically. With several companions, he created the Society of Jesus. Its members, the Jesuits, spread the news of Jesus all over the world.
In the 17th century, Marie of the Incarnation, her real name Marie Guyart, was the first nun ever to cross the Atlantic ocean to spread the Gospel among the Indians of Canada.
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