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11.29.2007

Ignacia del Espiritu Santo




Ignacia del Espiritu Santo

  • 1st Filipina to establish the first all-Filipino religious congregation for women in the Philippines, Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM, 1684)


ALIAS
"Mother Ignacia"
"Mother Foundress"


DATE OF BIRTH
1663

BIRTHPLACE
Binondo, Manila, Philippines


FATHER: Jusepe Incua (or Jusepe Iuco)
MOTHER: Maria Jeronima


YEAR OF DEATH
September 10, 1748


USEFUL LINKS

The Foundress - Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo
Wikipedia Article on Ignacia del Espiritu Santo
St. Mary's Academy Foundress

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