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Joan of Arc 598th Birthday Celebrated at MaidOfHeaven.com
The 598th anniversary of the birthday of Saint Joan of Arc is Wednesday January 6, 2010, and a special page with details about the birth of Joan is available at MaidOfHeven.com to help people celebrate this special day.
Joan of Arc lived only nineteen years but the brilliance of her life has continued to inspire people down through the ages. She was the youngest person in history at only seventeen to command the armies of a nation. She won two of the greatest victories in all of military history at Orleans and Patay. Despite her military success she was ultimate captured by her enemies and convicted in a rigged trial for heresy and burned at the stake where she died at the young age of nineteen. Throughout her life she 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 page about Joan of Arc’s birthday at Maid of Heaven contains actual quotes about Joan’s birth by some of the people that knew her when she lived. These descriptions by Joan’s contemporaries also relate what Joan was like when she was just a young girl growing up in the small town of Domremy in eastern France where she was born. A visit to this page is a great way to remember Joan as she really was and to celebrate her birthday. To visit this page just surf to MaidOfHeven.com and look for the link to Joan’s birthday page or go to:
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MaidOfHeaven.com contains anything and everything about the life of Joan of Arc. To learn more please visit http://www.maidofheaven.com/