Photos of St. Maravillas of Jesus

Above St. Maravillas on the left with a daugher, Sr. Dolores at her foundation of Duruelo.  St. Maravillas is holding a book which is her Divine Office book that she carried with her very often.

St. Maravillas of Jesus is my patron and namesake in Carmel (and now!) as I will have her name when I enter Carmel:  Sr. Mary Maravillas of Jesus and the Holy Face.

I have a Picasa photo album with many pictures of St. Maravillas, young and old at:

Mother Maravillas and Sister Dolores de Jesús seeing the land for the founding of Duruelo – Duruelo is the land and monastery that St. John of the Cross lived in for years and St. Maravillas wanted to reclaim this land/monastery as well as others and bring them back into Carmel as monasteries as nuns or friars.  This one in Duruelo became a monastery of nuns.

Madre Maravillas-Padre Valentín en Duruelo

Abpve. Padre Valentine with (Saint) Madre Maravillas in the first visit to Duruelo monastery on 25th June 1941.

St. Maravillas of Jesus was canonized by Bl. John Paull II on May 10, 1998.


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