Saint Joaquina Vedruna de Mas
- Also known as
Joachina de Vedruna
Joachima de Vedruna
- 19 May
- Married to the Spanish nobleman Theodore de Mas in 1799.
Mother of nine children.
Widowed in 1816.
Founded the Institute of the Carmelite Sisters of Charity in 1826.
The Institute spread through Catalonia with the mission of caring for the sick, and teaching children.
Had a great devotion to the mystery of the Holy Trinity.
Suffered a slow paralysis during the last four years of her life.
- 16 April 1783 in Barcelona, Spain
- 1854 at Vich of cholera
- 19 May 1940
- 12 April 1959 by Pope John XXIII
death of children
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Carmelite Proper of the Liturgy of the Hours
For All The Saints, by Katherine Rabenstein
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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