New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Mary Magdalen Postel

Saint Maria Maddalena PostelArticle

Virgin, born Barfleur Manche, France, 1756; died Le-Vicomte, France, 1846. Educated by Benedictines at Valognes, she founded the Sisters of Christian Schools and of Mercy, at Cherbourg, 1807, established her mother-house at Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, 1832, and adopted the rule of the School Brothers of Saint John Baptist de La Salle. Canonized, 1925. Feast, 16 July; at Contances, 17 May.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mary Magdalen Postel”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 August 2013. Web. 19 September 2017. <>