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12 French saints to inspire us every day

JOAN OF ARC

John Everett Millais | Public Domain

Cerith Gardiner - published on 07/14/20

Look to these remarkable men and women who devoted their lives to serving God.

Today is a French national holiday so we thought we’d celebrate the lives of some of the holy men and women who’ve inspired, and continue to inspire, not only the French, but millions of Christians worldwide. While you may be familiar with some of these saints, there may be a few you haven’t been introduced to yet who are nonetheless extraordinary figures in the Catholic Church.


LOVING COUPLE

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So click on the slideshow below to discover some truly remarkable Gallic saints whose faith and love of God helped them through struggles, motivated them to take challenging paths, and encouraged them to live a life truly worth celebrating.


INSPIRATION

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