The story of Bl. Marie-Anne Vaillot and Bl. Odile Baumgarten, Daughters of Charity martyred during the French Revolution on February 1, 1794.
Martyrs of Angers
A homily by Fr. Richard McCullen, C.M. takes us on a journey through time. (Video)
On the eve of the French Revolution Sisters Anne-Marie Vaillot and Odile Baumgarten were among the thirty-five Daughters who performed the mainly simple, repetitive, and obscure tasks for the poor sick at the hospital of Saint-Jean.
On February 1 we commemorate the Daughters of Charity Martyrs of Angers, Blessed Odile Baumgarten and Blessed Marie-Anne Vaillot. At the ceremony in Rome on 19 February 1984 Pope John Paul II beatified ninety-nine persons who died for the faith in...
How two Daughters of Charity faced death during the French Revolution