Blessed Louis Martin

Blessed Louis MartinAlso known as

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Lifelong layman in the diocese of Bayeux-Liseux, France. Son of an army officer. Watchmaker. Married to Blessed Marie-Azelie Guérin Martin on 12 July 1858. Father of nine children; five of them, all girls, survived to adulthood and became nuns; the youngest was Saint Therese of Lisieux. In 1889 he suffered two paralyzing strokes followed by a complete mental collapse, and was hospitalized for three years.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Louis Martin“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 February 2015. Web. 3 March 2015. <>