Blessed Catherine of Saint Augustine

Posted May 8, 2017 11:46 pm by admin

Blessed Catherine of Saint Augustine is listed as one of the ‘six founders’ of the Church in Canada, and I will offer the other six when I find out who they might be.  Saint Franҫois de Laval, whose feast we celebrated a couple of days ago on May 6th, must surely be one of them, the first episcopus of the vast diocese of ‘Quebec’ (even more extensive than Quebec is now).
Catherine de Simon de Longpré, as she was born in Normandy, France, chose her vocation decisively and early, as should ideally be the case:  Giving her life to God at


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