Oct 16

Saint Margaret Mary of Alacoque

October 16th XVII century

Saint Margaret Mary of Alacoque, Virgin, nun of the order of the visitation of the Virgin Mary, who progressed so admirable in the way of perfection and enriched with mystical graces, worked hard to propagate the cult of the sacred heart of Jesus, of which she was very devout. She died in the monastery of Paray-le-Monial, in the region of Autun, in France, on 17 October. Roman martyrology