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1. St Lutgarde's parents first wished her to be betrothed to a merchant; and when, through the loss of her fortune, her marriage became impossible, they urged her to take the veil. She entered the Benedictine convent at Tongres in Brabant
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2. but lived in a discontented state, secretly sighing for a worldly life. One day when she had gone to gossip, as was her wont, in the parlours, our Lord Himself stood before her.

Pointing to His still bleeding Heart, He bade her seek in Him alone the joys of Divine love.
3. From that hour St Lutgarde renounced the world and its follies, and began a new life of prayer and penance. During the bloody struggle with the Albigenses she offered herself a victim for the Church, and suffered most fearful tortures of mind and body. #CatholicTwitter
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1. St Aleydis (Alice) was born around 1200 in Schaerbeek in Belgium. She was a frail and friendly child, and from her seventh year she lived in the Cistercian Monastery (Maria Kammeren) just outside Brussels.
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2. As an adult she took vows there, and she was a much-liked member of the religious community.

Not long after, she got leprosy, and was henceforth housed in a separate building on the outskirts of the monastery area. Leprosy had come to Europe at the time of the
3. Crusades and was greatly feared. She suffered in silence and faced her physical and mental pain courageously; carrying her cross with great patience, bearing her sufferings in union with our Lord Jesus' Passion for the holy souls in purgatory. Her only consolation was
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And for my #visuallyimpaired folks, I will #type out the #text of that #image, down here. Cuz the data is #important. (one of these days I'll get all my comics done with text properly on the site)

Starts here: Hello, It's Trish Malone, creator of #NKVSSP and slightly hurty -
- artist monkey.
And it's just struck me now, so bear with me.
My forearm, right at the elbow, is needles and fire. It happens. And Overuse is the #1 suspect. Turns out today though, overuse is actually #2.

As a patient with #EhlersDanlosSyndrome, I have to be on top of, -
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