My Favorite Saint: St. Joan of Arc By Daniel Myles

Joan of Arc was born on January 6th 1412 and died on May 30th 1431 at the age of 19.

Joan of Arc at death

She Is the patron saint of soilders (of all nationality) and France.

  • Interesting facts
  • Her feast day is the same day she died May 30th
  • She was canonized by Pope Benedict XV
  • When she was she was 13 she had visions of saints(Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret)
  • She was a martyr (she was burned to death)
  • Her nickname was "The Maid of OrlĂ©ans"
  • One of her famous quotes is "Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth."(this is ironic because she was in a similar situation).

Dear Joan of Arc we thank you for helping in the crusades.Pray for us so that we may be able to solve issues with as little bloodshed as possible.Amen

Picture 1http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/saint-joan-of-arc-1858.php

Picture 2 http://www.arthermitage.org/Hermann-Anton-Stilke/Joan-of-Arc-s-Death-at-the-Stake.html

Picture 3 https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fr.html

Picture 4 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/9337175/Soldiers-sacked-days-before-pension-date.html

Picture 5 http://www.patheos.com/blogs/workcited/2016/01/20-great-books-on-prayer-even-the-washington-times-is-interested/

Picture 6 http://mrdavidfox.weebly.com/annotated-bibliography.html

Sources

1http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=295

2 http://www.biography.com/people/joan-of-arc-9354756

3 http://archive.joan-of-arc.org/joanofarc_short_biography.html

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