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Héloïse d’Argenteuil/// French nun in the century was a writer, scholar and abbess and best known for her love affair and correspondence with Peter Abélard.

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber (1881-1939) began her career as an actress, but in 1913 she began directing films and by 1916, working at Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world.  In 1917 she formed her own production company, and her career flourished until the early 1920's.  Her films, which focused on such controversial and serious issues as birth control and abortion, brought her into constant conflict with distributors.

America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber began her career as an actress; in 1913 she began directing films ; by in Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world. In 1917 she formed her own production company.

Lessons 7-8 from the Divine Office for St. Camillus de Lellis: John 15: 12-16; Treatise 83 on the Gospel of John by St. Augustine the Bishop | Maria Angela Grow

Camillus venerated the sick as living images of Christ, and by ministering to them in this spirit did penance for the sins of his youth. He led a life precious in merit, and from a violent and quarrelsome soldier became a gentle and tender Saint.

Luise Hollandine von der Pfalz Bildnis als Zisterzienseräbtissin

Princess Louise Hollandine, Honthorst, Photo: National Trust at Ashdown House. I’m writing about Princess Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate’s arrival in Paris today and as she r…

Venerable Edel Quinn - lay person (1907-1944) Died while she was 36, Irish lay missionary. Young, delicate, and very ill, Edel worked tirelessly and bravely throughout Africa to start and encourage Legion of Mary groups.

Venerable Edel Quinn - lay person Died while she was Irish lay missionary. Young, delicate, and very ill, Edel worked tirelessly and bravely throughout Africa to start and encourage Legion of Mary groups.

Blessed Anna Felicia Viti. After her mother's death, she raised her eight siblings. She then became a Benedictine nun, spending 70 years in the order. She never learned to read or write, and did all the average chores for her house - and prayed non-stop.

After her mother's death, she raised her eight siblings. She then became a Benedictine nun, spending 70 years in the order. She never learned to read or write, and did all the average chores for her house - and prayed non-stop.

Joni Mitchell (Roberta Anderson) (November 7, 1943) Canadian singer and songwriter.

Joni Mitchell (Roberta Anderson) (November Canadian singer and songwriter. Thank you Joni for the soundtrack to my life.

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "síster of bon secours"

Mother Marie Dora was a Belgian nun who, during World War II, used her convent to hide Jewish children & allied airmen from the Nazis.(Photo: Notre Dame de Sion) Read here.

Queen Tamar, 1184-1213  The first woman to rule the nation of Georgia in her own right, Queen Tamar is honored by both her nation and her church. By any account, she was a remarkable woman and an enlightened, successful ruler who managed to hold her throne, despite opposition from her own nobles, and brought her nation into a Golden Age.     Tamar was born in 1160 to George III and his consort Burdukhan.

Queen Tamar of Kingdom of Georgia (reign c. Queen Tamar of Georgia presided over the “Golden age” of the medieval Georgian monarchy. Her position as the first woman to rule Georgia in her own right was emphasized by the title “Mepe” (“King”).

Saint Scholastica, who lived from 480 to 547 A.D., is the patron saint of nuns.  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Saint Scholastica, who lived from 480 to 547 A., is the patron saint of nuns.

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Catholic News World : Saint November 16 : St. Gertrude the Great : : Patron of West Indies

Caroline Norton (1808-1877) was a famous beauty who scandalised society when she left her husband in 1836, prompting him to accuse her of adultery with the home secretary, Lord Melbourne.   Although she was not found guilty, her reputation was damaged, and she had to use her wits to survive.  She is now remembered as a famous writer and social reformer. She campaigned over women's rights in child custody and the conditions of divorce.

Scandalous women in British history

Caroline Norton (1808-1877) was a famous beauty who scandalised society when she left her husband in 1836, prompting him to accuse her of adultery with the home secretary, Lord Melbourne. Although she was not found guilty, her reputation was damaged, and she had to use her wits to survive. She is now remembered as a famous writer and social reformer. She campaigned over women's rights in child custody and the conditions of divorce.

Meet the Middle ages - Society - Classes of Society - Priests

Meet the Middle ages - Society - Classes of Society - Priests

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