Angela Merici was born around 1474 in Italy. When she was a teenager, her parents and sister died. Despite her great sorrow, Angela decided to trust in God. Not long after her sister’s death, Angela had a vision that gave her great peace. In this vision she saw that her sister was in Heaven.
Through another vision, Angela discerned what God was calling her to do with her life. she founded the Ursulines, a religious teaching order devoted to educating girls. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St. Angela Merici, who trusted in God and did something that no one had ever done before – she founded the first religious teaching Order for girls.
Level 1 Reader
Softcover, 30 pages.