Joan of Arc lived a mere nineteen years but the brilliance of her life continues to amaze and inspire people. Joan was the youngest person in history at the age of only seventeen to command the armies of a nation. She won two of the greatest victories in all of military history at the battles of Orleans and Patay. Despite her great military success Joan was ultimately captured by her enemies and convicted in a rigged trial of heresy and burned at the stake where she died at the young age of nineteen. Throughout her life Joan maintained her great faith in God and ultimately was rewarded in 1920 when she was canonized a Saint by the same Church that had once condemned her to death.
The special birthday page about Joan at Maid of Heaven contains actual quotes about Joan’s birth by some of the people that knew her when she lived. This page also includes a special tribute to Joan written by author Ben D. Kennedy to celebrate this year’s anniversary of her birth A visit to this page is a great way to remember Joan as she really was and to celebrate her birthday. You can visit this page by surfing to MaidOfHeven.com and following the link to the birthday page: