New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Marie de l’Incarnation

illustration of Mother Mary of the Incarnation, artist unknown, printed in the 1873 Illustrated Catholic Family AnnualArticle

(Marie Martin; Marie Guyard) Born Tours, France, 1599; died Quebec, Canada, 1672. Married at seventeen, she was left a widow two years later, with a son Claude, afterwards a Benedictine. She entered the Ursuline Order, c.1629, and introduced that institute into Canada, 1639, where she spent 33 years instructing Indian children. Feast, 27 February. See also: patron saints index.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Marie de l’Incarnation”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2017. Web. 26 February 2021. <>