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Quotes by "St. Zelie Martin"

St. Marie-Azélie "Zélie" Guérin Martin was married to St. Louie Martin and mother to St. Therese, as well as four other daughters who all became nuns and four children that died during infancy.
Zélie wanted to become a nun, but was turned away by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul due to respiratory difficulties and recurrent headaches. She then prayed for God to give her many children and that they would be consecrated to God. She died of breast cancer at the age of 45.

Feast Day: July 12
Patronage: Mothers, Cancer patients, those who suffer baby, infant, and child loss

St. Zelie Martin

Even The Saints Had Difficulty Fasting | St. Zelie Martin Quote

I’m suffering so much from the fasting and abstinence! Yet it’s not a very severe mortification, but I am so…