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Saint Margaret of Castello

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you. Before you were born I sanctified you.
Jeremiah 1:5

    Facts about St. Margaret of Castello

  • Margaret was born in 13th-century Italy with blindness and severe disabilities.
  • Margaret's wealthy parents abandoned her. Local nuns took her in, and even in her frailty, she lived a life of deep prayer and generous service to the poor.
  • Today, she is honored as one of the patron saints of the pro-life movement.