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Bl. Josephine Leroux

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Feastday: October 21
Birth: 1747
Death: 1794

Ursuline martyr of the French Revolution. She was born Ann-Joseph Leroux at Cambral, France. After becoming an Ursuline at Valenciennes, she was driven from the convent but returned in 1793. Josephine was guillotined with her Ursuline companions. She was beatified in 1920.

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