Blessed Marie-Céline of the Presentation

Blessed Marie-Céline of the PresentationAlso known as

  • Jeanne-Germaine Castang
  • Joan Germana Castang
  • Marie-Céline Castang



Fifth of twelve children born to a poor but pious family. Due to a childhood illness, one of her legs was paralyzed, but she always helped where she could, and basically took over housekeeping for the family when her mother died. Lived five years with the Sisters of Nazareth. Entered the Poor Clares in Bordeaux, France on 12 June 1896. Made her profession on 21 November 1896, taking the name Marie-Celine of the Presentation. Her health, never great, continue to fail, but she became a model of joy within suffering for her sisters.





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  • “Blessed Marie-Céline of the Presentation“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 January 2019. Web. 23 January 2021. <>