Elisabeth Leseur (186–1914) lived a life of holiness in the midst of frequent illness, worldy cares, and spiritual enstrangement from her aitheist husband. She died in her husband's arms at the early age of 47. Her heroic life has inspired devotion to her all over the world, and the cause for her canonization is proceeding in Rome. Her husband, finding her diary after her death, converted and became a priest; he died in 1950.
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