spacer
Go to the HolyFamilyOnline.com Homepage
spacer

Saint Name: a  b  c  d  e  f  g  h  i  j  k  l  m  n  o  p  r  s  t  u  v  w  z

 

Call 800-282-7987 for Customer Service and Phone Orders
promo end here -->
spacer spacer
New Arrivals New Arrivals
Clearance 
Christ Depictions
Marian Depictions
Statues
Religious Arts
Crucifix and Crosses
Sacramental Items
Church Supplies
Vestments
Jewelry & Medals
Jewelry by Bliss
Rosaries
Books and Media
Gift Ideas
Seasonal Items
Specialty Items
Patron Saint Items
Share |
Join Mailing List
Save 10% Now!



St. Emily de Vialar

Emily, the daughter of a French Baron was born in 1797 at Gaillac, France. She attended school in Paris, but came home in 1812 after her mother’s death. For fifteen years she ran her father’s household and during this time also ministered to the poor and the ill. Emily wanted to be a religious, but her father was set against it. When she inherited a large sum from her grandfather, Emily bought a house in which to start a convent. The bishop quickly gave his approval for a new order and Emily and her companions were clothed in the habit. The new community was named the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition (referring to the angel’s appearance to him in dreams). Despite painful heath problems, Emily worked for years to spread her congregation; forty convents had been established by the time of her death on August 24, 1856. She was canonized in 1951. St. Emily de Vialar’s feast day in June 17.




 
 
spacer Shipping  |  Return Policy  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Site Map  |  Customer Reviews
spacer Copyright © 2005 - Holy Family Phat Diem, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
www.HolyFamilyOnline.com spacer
spacer

ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business CC Logos Now accepting PayPal