Blessed Margaret of Lorraine – Feast Day – November 2 2023

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Blessed Margaret of Lorraine, Duchess of Alençon was a noblewoman and a nun of the order of Poor Clares.

She was born in 1463 in the Castle of Vaudémont, Lorraine, France.

She died in 1521 at the age of 58 in Argentan, Normandy, France.

We celebrate her feast day on November 2 every year in the Catholic Church.

Blessed Margaret of Lorraine Biography
 
Date of Birth 1463
Place of Birth Castle of Vaudémont, Lorraine, France
Place of Work France
Date of Death November 2 1521
Place of Death Argentan, Normandy, France
Feast Day November 2
Beatification Beatified by Pope Benedict XV on March 10 1921
Patron Saint of  

St. Margaret of Lorraine Biography

St. Margaret of Lorraine was the youngest daughter of Duke Fredrick of Lorraine in France. She was the niece of Margaret of Anjou and married Rene, Duke of Alencon who was 23 years older than her in 1488.

She became a mother of three but soon was widowed in 1492 where she managed the ducal estate herself living a life of self-denial taking care of her family and giving largely to the poor.

Later she founded the Poor Clare convent at Argentan, Normandy, France. When her children had grown, she joined the convent as a nun making her vows in 1520.

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