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Memorial of the Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne

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Today is the memorial of the sixteen martyred Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne, killed during the “Reign of Terror” of the French Revolution. They were accused by the revolutionary Committee of Surveillance of living a communal life of prayer and obedience to their superior. Learn more from TCC’s own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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