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Saint Jeanne Jugan

Never forget that the poor are our Lord; in caring for the poor say to yourself: This is for my Jesus- what a great grace!

    Facts about St. Jeanne Jugan

  • She grew up in France in the late-1700s during the upheavals of the French Revolution.
  • One day, she met a blind, paralyzed, and elderly woman and began caring for her.
  • From this beginning, she founded 'The Little Sisters of the Poor', a religious congregation dedicated to caring for the elderly poor.