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The Great Cloud of Witnesses

St. Emilina of Boulancourt Read more

St. Emilina of Boulancourt

Emilina joined the Cistercian Abbey of Boulancourt at Longeville, France when still very young. She was noted for her deep prayer life, fasts, and austere, sometimes severe self-imposed penances such as wearing a pointed chain under her habit, walking barefooted throughout the year and fasting from food and liquids three days a week. Word of her devotion soon spread, and pilgrims came to...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 197
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