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The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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St. Adelaide of Guelders

Adelaide was the daughter of Megingoz (Megengose), Count of Guelders. She joined the Ursuline convent at Cologne, Germany. Later she became a Benedictine nun. Abbess of Villich, Germany as well as Abbess of Our Lady of the Capitol at Cologne. Both houses had been founded by her father. She insisted that the sisters in her houses study Latin so they would better understand the Mass. She was...
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