Sunday, December 15, 2019

Blessed Isabella of France – Saint of the Day – February 22, August 31, November 8, February 24

Blessed Isabella of France Biography

Blessed Isabella of France Profile. Born: March 1225 in France, Europe. Worked in France. Died: 22 February 1270 in Longchamp, France. Feast Day is celebrated on February 22, August 31, November 8, February 24.

The Memorial of Blessed Isabella of France – Saint of the Day

Blessed Isabella of France 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 March 1225
Country of Birth France in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Missionary
Place of Work France
Date of Death 22 February 1270
Place of Death Longchamp, France
Feast Day February 22, August 31, November 8, February 24
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo X in 1521
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of Sick people

Biography

Bl. Isabella of France was also known as Isabel of France. She was born a princess being the daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castle. Isabel was the sister to Saint Louis IX and the aunt of St. Louis of Toulouse. She rejected a marriage offer from a German emperor for her to found a Poor Clare convent at Longchamps, Paris in France where she served as a nun without vows.

in 1259 AD, Pope Alexander IV approved a rule Isabella had written on the order of the Humble Handmaidens of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Bl. Isabella of France
Bl. Isabella of France