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Saint Marie

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Cierra Wood

on 17 December 2013

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Transcript of Saint Marie

When her mother died her father had to move to find work. She was adopted by a village family. When she was fifteen she joined the Institute of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.She worked as a nurse in France. Then she worked at a mission hospital and a orphanage.
Patron Saint
Saint Marie was also known as The laughing foreigner. Saint Marie Amandine is the patron saint of laughing because she believed that laughing could always make you feel better.
How she became a Saint.

She was Venerated on January third 1943 by Pope Pius XII. She was Beatified on November twenty fourth 1946 by Pope Pius XII. She was Canonized on October first 2000 by Pope John Paul the II in Rome.
Her Memorials
The ninth of July. July eighth (the memorial of the Martyrs of Shanxi.)Twenty eighth of September (the memorial of the Martyrs of China)
Pauline Jeuris
Her Death
Saint Marie Amandine is a Martyr. She was beheaded in China when she was twenty seven years old. She was beheaded in the boxer rebellion. She was in China where it was.( The boxer rebellion was when chinese people killed all foreigners and Christens)
A Reading

Sister Amandine is one of the youngest in the community. She sings and laughs all day. It is good to have such a merry person in the missions. The cross becomes more bearable with joy. - This is said by Mother Marie Hermine, writing about Saint Marie

By: Cierra Wood
St. Marie Amandine
Her father's name was Cornelius Jeuris. He was born on 25 February 1830. Her mother's name was Agnes Thijs. She was born on 13 May 1836. Her mother died in 1879. She died giving birth to her ninth child. Saint Marie was her seventh child.
Saint Amandina was born on December 28, 1872.Her birth name was Pauline Jeuris. She was a Belgian missionary sister in China.
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