Blessed Joan of Toulouse

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Blessed Joan of Toulouse

In 1265 St Simon Stock visited a Carmelite monastery in Toulouse, Frances which he was in charge of Joan visited him and wanted to join the order as an associate. St Simon Stock agreed, and Joan became the first Carmelite lay associate. She professed a vow of chastity and remained faithful to the rules of the Carmelite Order. She visited the poor, the sick and the lonely. She was ready to help the elderly. Runtime : 1:20 mins