Jeanne Jugan

Feast Day: August 30
Canonized: October 11, 2009
Beatified: October 3, 1982
Venerated: July 13, 1979

From the time she was a little girl, Jeanne Jugan knew how it felt to be in need. She was born in revolutionary-era France in 1792, and her father was a fisherman who was lost at sea. Her mother struggled to find ways to support her family in their small village. Jeanne’s mother raised her...
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Isidore Bakanja

Isidor Bakanja

Beatified: April 24, 1994
Feast Day: August 15

Isidore Bakanja was born in 1887 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At the age of eighteen, Isidore accepted Christ through the local missionaries. He loved the Lord dearly and...
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