- Sister Saint Monica
She had no education or place in the world when she was orphaned as a small girl. She worked briefly as a domestic servant then applied for entry to the Augustinian Sisters of the Mercy of Jesus (French Federation) at the convent of San Giuliano. She worked at the hospital of Chateau Gontier, and made her profession in 1778, taking the name Sister Maria of Santa Monica. Martyred in the French Revolution for refusing to take the civil oath.
- “Blessed Marie Lhuilier“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 June 2015. Web. 6 October 2015. <>