Saint Sancha de Portugal, abadessa do Lorvão

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About Saint Sancha de Portugal, abadessa do Lorvão

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sancha,_Lady_of_Alenquer


Born a princess, the daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal; sister of Blessed Mafilda and Saint Theresa of Portugal. She devoted herself to charity, supported the Franciscans and Dominicans in Portugal including helping Franciscan missionaries en route to Morocco. Founded a Cistercian monastery in Coimbra, Portugal where she spent the rest of her life in a cell there.

Canonized as Saint Sancha of Portugal 10 May 1705 by Pope Clement XI (cultus confirmation)

MLA Citation

“Saint Sancha of Portugal“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 September 2015. Web. 21 March 2017. <http://catholicsaints.info/tag/canonized-by-pope-clement-xi/>

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Saint Sancha de Portugal, abadessa do Lorvão's Timeline

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1178
Coimbra, Coimbra District, Portugal
1229
March 13, 1229
Age 51
Penacova, Coimbra, Portugal
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Penacova, Coimbra, Portugal