Nov 17

Saint Isabel of Hungary

November 17th XIII century

Memory of saint Isabel of Hungary, who, being almost a child, is married to Luis, langradve of Thuringia, who bore three children, and being widowed, after suffering many calamities and always tilted to the meditation of the heavenly things, retired to Marburg, in a hospital that she herself had founded, where, embracing poverty, was devoted to the care of the sick and the poor until the last breath of her life which was twenty-five years of age. Roman martyrology