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Marie Magdalen Postel Small Gold Filled Medal - 1/2in. x 1/4in.

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Marie Magdalen Postel Small Gold Filled Medal

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This Marie Magdalen Postel Small Gold Filled Medal measures 1/2in. x 1/4in. The medal comes with a 18in. gold filled chain in a gray velvet gift box.

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0 1/2"  (1.27 cm) x 0 1/4"  (0.63 cm)
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St. Marie Madeline Postel

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/16


Also known as
    Mary Magdalen Postel
    Julie Postel

Memorial
    16 July

Profile
    Aunt of Blessed Placide Viel. Educated by the Benedictines at Valognes. Director of a school for girls at age 28. When the school was closed during the French Revolution, she used the building to house fugitive priests. Franciscan tertiary at age 52, taking the name Mary Magdalen. Founded the Poor Daughters of Mercy at Cherburg, France in 1807 when she was 61. The Daughters are teachers and nurses, and at the time of Marie's death 30 years later, they had 37 houses.

Born
    28 November 1756 at Barfleur, Normandy, France as Julie Postel

Died
    16 July 1846 at Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicoste, France

Canonized
    1925 by Pope Pius XI



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