Venerable Virginja de Brincat

Also known as

  • Margerita of the Sacred Heart of Jesus


Made a private vow of virginity at age 15. Member of the Association of the Twelve Stars of the Heart of Jesus on 8 December 1877. Joined the Franciscan tertiaries on 5 February 1881. With Father Joseph Diacono, she co-founded the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus. Superior of the Sisters in 1885. School teacher.





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       Fra Giovangiuseppe Califano, OFM
       Sorijiet Frangiskani tal-Qalb ta’ Gesù
       Triq Palma
       Victoria VCT 1305, Gozo, MALTA

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Virginja de Brincat“. 27 January 2014. Web. 31 January 2015. <>