Marie Lataste

Sister of the Sacred Heart, born Mimbaste, 1822; died Rennes, France, 1847. She is said, from early childhood, to have been the recipient of extraordinary favors from Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, and, from 1840, to have seen Christ on the altar every time she assisted at Mass. She received frequent apparitions of Our Lady and the angels, and finally, under Divine direction, entered the Society of the Sacred Heart as a lay sister, 1844, and became a model of humble virtue. She made her vows on her deathbed just before receiving the last Sacraments. To preserve her remains from desecration, they have been interred at Roehampton near London. Her "Works" were so interpolated by her director that they are not considered authentic.

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