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St. Isabel of France Comments

Sister of St. Louis and daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile, she refused offers of marriage from several noble suitors to continue her life of virginity consecrated to God. She ministered to the sick and the poor, and after the death of her mother, founded the Franciscan Monastery of the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Longchamps in Paris. She lived there in austerity but never became a nun and refused to become ... Continue Reading

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  1. William Jerome
    4 years ago

    It is nice to see that at the time that the Church was being torn apart by "reformers'" there were holy men and woman who did not need to be "reformed."

  2. Martin
    4 years ago

    Saint Isabel is the complete opposite of Charlie Sheen. God bless all.

  3. isabel
    4 years ago

    st. isabel is so cool not because its my name.

  4. bummullua
    4 years ago

    i luv saint isy

  5. Jacquline
    4 years ago

    I really like this name an im trying to find out more information on her because im using it for my confmation name!

  6. brina
    4 years ago

    hey i'm choosing isabella for my confirmation name too... any useful info? cause i need to write a report for confirmation on her! also any websites would b helpful... thx ;D <3

  7. isabella
    4 years ago

    i love the name!!! just cuz its mine :)

  8. Isabelle
    4 years ago

    My name is Isabelle

  9. emily
    4 years ago

    yeahh my confirmation is this month nd i hav 2 look up info on this saint. i luv the name isabel thts y im choosing it =)

  10. elizabeth
    4 years ago

    im using this for my confirmation name too:) my name is elizabeth and this is my name in another language:)

  11. helen
    4 years ago

    If you are interested in St Isabelle, Shawn Field has just published a very good book on her life at the french court and her life at Longchamps.

  12. Isabel
    4 years ago

    Isabel has the same origin as Elizabeth so the first Saint Isabel is the sister of Mary.

  13. Michele
    4 years ago

    im choosing this as my confirmation name =) It's such a pretty name!!! i think i might name my daughter Isabelle or Isabella one day.

  14. Joys George
    4 years ago

    I am going to put the name 'Isabel' to my newborn daughter

  15. Mackenzie
    4 years ago

    I'm also choosing her for my confirmation name, she is great!!!!

  16. rachel
    4 years ago

    i love the name Isabel, im choosing it for my confirmation but i doesn't say a lot about her anywhere :/

  17. Loz
    4 years ago

    I love Saint Isabel!!
    It's my confirmation name!

  18. sara
    4 years ago

    Her name, Isabel, means dedicated to God, i chose this name also for confirmation!

  19. Ieshia
    4 years ago

    i cant find a lot of information on her

  20. Leila
    4 years ago

    I totally have to pick this name for Confirmation because she was a saint and also my Great Grandmothers name was Isabel!!!

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