May 15

Saint Juana of Lestonnac

May 15th XVII century Fundadora Madre Religiosa Viuda

In Bordeaux, in France, saint Juana de Lestonnac, who, as a child, rejected the invitation and the efforts of his mother away from the Catholic Church and, on being widowed and after educating conveniently to their five children, founded the society of the daughters of our Lady, in imitation of the society of Jesus, for the Christian education of girls.