Who was Sister Mary of the Cross?
Sister Mary of the Cross, L.S.P., also known as Jeanne Jugan.
What year was Jeanne Jugan born?
Jeanne Jugan (October 25, 1792 - August 29, 1879).
What was Jeanne's nationality?
Jeanne Jugan was a French woman well known for her dedication to the elderly poor.
Jeanne grew up in an anti-Catholic era.
Her mother battled to provide for Jeanne and her siblings while teaching them secretly Catholic principles amid anti-Catholic persecutions at the time.
Jeanne is not the founder of Little Sisters of the Poor.
She founded Little Sisters of the Poor.
She grew up during the French Revolution.
She grew up during the political and religious upheavals of the French Revolution in Cancale.
How many siblings did Jeanne have?
She is the sixth of eight children of Joseph and Marie Jugan.
At what age did her father pass on?
She lost her father at sea four years after she was born.
How old was she when she got her first job?
The Viscountess de la Choue hired Jugan when she was 16 years old.
When did Jeanne Jugan pass on?
In 1879, Jugan passed on at age 86 and went to rest at Saint-Pern.