- Ana García Manzanas
- Ana of Saint Bartholomew
- Anne Garcia
Worked as a shepherdess in her youth. Lay Carmelite at age 20 under the direction of Saint Teresa of Avila. Anne became secretary to and close friend of Saint Teresa; Teresa died in Anne’s arms. Worked on the Carmelite reform in France. Prioress of houses at Tours and Pontoise. Founded the Carmelite house in Antwerp, Belgium in 1612. Wrote poetry, some of which has survived to today.
- if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Anne, contact
Rev Ildefonso Moriones Zubillaga, OCD
2000 Antwerpen -1, BELGIUM
- “Blessed Anne of Saint Bartholomew“. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 August 2014. Web. 18 September 2014. <>