Stamps India-Jeanne Jugan-Little Sisters of the Poor- By India Post
Jeanne Jugan is the foundress and first Little Sister of the Poor. On October 11, 2009 she will be canonized a Saint by Pope Benedict XVI.
Jeanne Jugan gave herself entirely to God and the elderly poor. As our aging population continues to grow and dignity at the end of life is increasingly threatened, Jeanne Jugan offers herself as a friend and patron of the elderly. She is a Saint for old age.
- Jeanne is a Saint for every age as she challenges young people to give themselves to God and neighbor.
- She is a role model for those who care for the poor, the sick and the aging.
- To those who feel anxious in these tough economic times, she offers an invitation to live the Beatitudes, trusting that God will provide.
- She challenges all of us to do everything through love.
Contributed By:- R.Suresh, Bangalore
Date Of Issue:-29.10.2009.