Maria Silva was poor, and all the ways of poverty were clear to her. Poverty, to Ruth, was a word signifying a not-nice condition of existence. That was her total knowledge on the subject.
The recorded history of women in Puerto Rico can trace its roots back to the era of the Taíno, the indigenous people of the Caribbean, who inhabited the island that they called "Boriken" before the arrival of Spaniards.
Others among my friends and collaborators are Senhora Maria dos Anjos, the eldest sister of Lucia; her sisters, Carolina and Gloria, and lastly, among my most indispensable assistants, Senhora Maria Carreira, known in these pages as Maria da Capelinha, or Mary of the Chapel, who died in March of 1949.
Luisa Carvajal y Mendoza is best known for her mystical religious poetry as well as her fight to spread Catholicism throughout England, by preaching against Anglicanism. She was imprisoned on two occasions, once in 1608 and again in 1613 for her Catholic proselytizing activities in England. Although her cause of death makes her ineligible to be considered a martyr, she took a vow for martyrdom in 1598. Luisa Carvajal y Mendoza A portrait of Luisa Carvajal y Mendoza printed by Juan de Courbes. Wh
Co-founder, Servants of Saint Margaret Mary and of the Poor. María Guadalupe García Zavala founded the Congregation Las Siervas de Santa Margarita María y de los Pobres (The Servants of Saint Margaret Mary and of the Poor). She was born in Zapopan, Jalisco, México, on 27 April 1878, to Fortino García and Refugio Zavala de García.
Jun 06, 2015 · In November of last year, that most famous of Spanish grandees, the Duchess of Alba, died. At the time of her death, this the most titled of all aristocrats in Europe was 88 years old, leaving behind six children, nine grandchildren and a couple of great grandchildren. And, of course, the ancient duchy of Alba, … The loyal bastard – of James FitzJames Stuart Read More »
Comments: Captain of a passenger boat/Whaler that sunk off the coast of Madalena on the island of Pico, (1890 - 1912). Captain De Oliveira was my Great Great Grand-father. He and 12 passengers are buried in the floor of the Catholic Church in Madalena. His wifes name was Maria or Mary Tomas. I only know of three boys that came to the states.
From the little I could find about her, Madre Mariana's original name was Maria Gonzaléz de Avila and she was born in 1575 in a little village called Pinto near Madrid, Spain. Her family were not poor as her father was a notary for the Inquisition.
May 06, 2019 · The only Maria (Mary) Pine Pienaar knew was Maria Matsekhe of Mamelodi, his domestic worker at the time. At first, he thought it was the devil who spoke to him because it was unthinkable for someone who grew up in an Afrikaans home during the Apartheid era to wash a black person’s feet.
Feb 20, 2020 · The “sponsors” of sixty-five nations of the world prepared to register their representatives in the global beauty contest. That year Honduras, Singapore, Syria, Tanzania and Trinidad-Tobago renounced the rights of the Miss World while Egypt resumed the franchise after more than a decade of absence.