Sunday, December 15, 2019

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury – Saint of the Day – July 29

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury Biography

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury Profile. Born: 12th century in France, Europe. Worked in Belgium. Died: 1269 AD in the convent of Our Lady of Nazareth near Lier, Belgium. Feast Day is celebrated on July 29.

The Memorial of Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury – Saint of the Day

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 12th century
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession prioress
Place of Work Belgium
Date of Death 1269 AD
Place of Death the convent of Our Lady of Nazareth near Lier, Belgium
Feast Day July 29
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury Biography

Blessed Beatrix of Valfleury, born into a wealthy family. A devout child, at the age of seven she moved to a monastery in Béguines. Later she joined the Cistercian nuns in Valfleury, France. Known for severe austerity measures that punish her body almost to the point of torture. Got a vision of Jesus. Founded the Monastery of Our Lady of Nazareth near Lier, Belgium, and served as the first prioress.