Blessed Anne-Joseph Leroux

Also known as

  • Anna Josepha
  • Josephine Leroux
  • Marie-Jos├ęphine
  • Mary Josephine

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Ursuline nun at Valenciennes, France, taking the name Josephine. When the convents were suppressed in the French Revolution, she fled to Mons in Hainault (in modern Belgium. She returned to Valenciennes in 1793. She and many of her sisters were arrested and executed for the crime of being faithful Christians. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Anne-Joseph Leroux“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2014. Web. 28 December 2014. <>