Blessed Eugénie Joubert

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Fourth of eight children born to wine-makers Pietro Joubert and Antonia Celle; she was baptized on the day she was born. Educated at the Ursuline boarding school at Ministrel, France from 1881 till 1887, and then at the College of Saint Mary in Le Puy, France, run by the Sisters of Notre Dame, from 1889 to 1892. Made her First Communion on 29 May 1887. Taught catechism to local children. She joined the Sisters of the Holy Family of the Sacred Heart at Aubervilliers, France at age 19 on 6 October 1895, and made her profession on 8 December 1897. Assigned to be a catechist in Aubervilliers where she worked with poor children to prepare them for their First Communion. Sister Eugenie contracted tuberculosis in 1902. Assigned to Rome, Italy, then moved to Belgium in May 1904, but died soon after. She was known for a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and for boundless care for the children in her charge.

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Venerated

Beatified

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Readings

“Jesus … Jesus … Jesus” – Blessed Eugénie’s dying words

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Eugénie Joubert“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 July 2018. Web. 25 September 2018. <>