Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Blessed Marie-Clementine Nengapeta

I forgive you for you know not what you are doing.

    Facts about Bl. Marie-Clementine Nengapeta

  • She was born into a heathen family and was baptized at age 6.
  • She joined the Holy Family Sisters where she joyfully loved those in her care.
  • In 1964, a civil war broke out in Congo. Rebels stormed her convent, and she was martyred for refusing to violate her vow to chastity.