Jeanne de Lestonnac, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jeanne de Lestonnac

French saint

Date of Birth: 27-Dec-1556

Place of Birth: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 02-Feb-1640

Profession: Christians Jehovah’s Witnesses

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jeanne de Lestonnac

  • Jeanne de Lestonnac, O.D.N., (December 27, 1556 – February 2, 1640), alternately known as Joan of Lestonnac, was a Roman Catholic saint and foundress of the Sisters of the Company of Mary, Our Lady, in 1607.
  • The new institute, approved by Paul V in 1607, was the first religious order of women-teachers approved by the Church.
  • Her feast day is May 15.

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