Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431) ~ I'd really like to someday go to Lorraine, especially to Domrémy-la-Pucelle, Joan of Arc's hometown.

Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431) ~ I'd really like to someday go to Lorraine, especially to Domrémy-la-Pucelle, Joan of Arc's hometown.

Saint Joan of Arc two grt uncles and grt grandfather died fighting for French at Battle of Patay

Saint Joan of Arc two grt uncles and grt grandfather died fighting for French at Battle of Patay

Joan of Arc—The Maid of Orléans~~“As musket balls and canon balls flew, and the 15th Century French Army prepared to retreat before the dominance of the English,the visionary Joan of Arc prepared to scale the enemy’s wall with a shield of faith and her sacred sword.An officer bellowed out,“Don’t go over the wall.No one will follow you!”The teenage peasant girl, strengthened by her faith in a mighty God,replied,“I’m not going to be looking to see if anyone is following me.I’m going over the…

Joan of Arc—The Maid of Orléans~~“As musket balls and canon balls flew, and the 15th Century French Army prepared to retreat before the dominance of the English,the visionary Joan of Arc prepared to scale the enemy’s wall with a shield of faith and her sacred sword.An officer bellowed out,“Don’t go over the wall.No one will follow you!”The teenage peasant girl, strengthened by her faith in a mighty God,replied,“I’m not going to be looking to see if anyone is following me.I’m going over the…

St. Joan of Arc- Another of our Patrons. She teaches us to emulate her obedience to God first, her devotion to the Holy Eucharistic, and to sacrifice for God and country regardless of cost.

St. Joan of Arc- Another of our Patrons. She teaches us to emulate her obedience to God first, her devotion to the Holy Eucharistic, and to sacrifice for God and country regardless of cost.

The Passion of Joan of Arc -  (French: La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) France (1928). Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer and stars Renée Jeanne Falconetti.

The Passion of Joan of Arc - (French: La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) France (1928). Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer and stars Renée Jeanne Falconetti.

From Joan of Arc (1998) To get into the mood for depicting Joan burning at the stake, Barrett stood in front of a mirror, thinking about the death of her cat. Her editor thought it was too upsetting and made her cheer the picture up a bit.

A life in pictures: Angela Barrett

From Joan of Arc (1998) To get into the mood for depicting Joan burning at the stake, Barrett stood in front of a mirror, thinking about the death of her cat. Her editor thought it was too upsetting and made her cheer the picture up a bit.

Albert Lynch - Jeanne d'Arc

10 Most Gorgeous Paintings of Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc, also known as the Maid of Orleans and Jeanne d'Arc, lived from about 1412 to 1431. She was canonized as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church in 1920.  She is one of the patron saints of France, honored for her military efforts on behalf of the French dauphin against the claims to the French throne of the English king.  She based her highly-unusual exploits in military leadership on visions she had received, she believed, from God.

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Joan of Arc, also known as the Maid of Orleans and Jeanne d'Arc, lived from about 1412 to 1431. She was canonized as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church in 1920. She is one of the patron saints of France, honored for her military efforts on behalf of the French dauphin against the claims to the French throne of the English king. She based her highly-unusual exploits in military leadership on visions she had received, she believed, from God.

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