St. Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped as a young girl in Sudan and sold as a slave. She suffered bullying and hardship under different masters. One took her to Italy where she met the Canossian Sisters. She learned about Jesus and became a nun later. She led a holy life of humility, service and charity, inspiring everyone especially her African people. She also forgave her captors and those who caused her much suffering. She is the patron saint of Sudan. Her feast day is on 8 February.

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Josephine Bakhita - "The best thing for us is not what we consider best, but what the Lord wants of us.

Bakhita's legacy is transformation is possible thru suffering. Her story of deliverance symbolizes to those who find meaning for their own deliverance fr spiritual slavery. In May1992 news of her beatification was banned in Sudan On 10 Feb1993,in the capital ofSudan,Pope John Paul  honoured Bakhita on her own soil. Rejoice,all of Africa! Bakhita has come back to you. The daughter of Sudan sold into slavery as a living piece of merchandise still free. Free w/ the freedom of saints

St. Josephine Bakhita

Saint Josephine Bakhita: Deemed as “The Lucky One” Yet Had Skin Carved and Salt Poured into Wounds by Mistress – Black Then

St Josephine Bakhita 1869-1947. Captured by slave traders, aged 8, then sold numerous times until slavery was abolished in Italy. Became a Canossian sister, much loved by the other nuns who regarded her as protectress of their convent. Feast 8 February.

St Josephine Bakhita Captured by slave traders, aged then sold numerous times until slavery was abolished in Italy. Became a Canossian sister, much loved by the other nuns who regarded her as protectress of their convent.

f I were to meet the slave-traders who kidnapped me and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands, for if that did not happen, I would not be a Christian and Religious today…"

f I were to meet the slave-traders who kidnapped me and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands, for if that did not happen, I would not be a Christian Bakhita and Religious today…" Saint Josephine (nee Bakhita )

February 8: St. Josephine Bakhita (born 1868, died 1947; aged 79).

Today, Holy Mother Church rejoices in the life of Saint Josephine Bakhita (ca.

St. Josephine Bakhita was born to a wealthy family in Sudan in 1869. She could not recall the name given to her at birth by her parents after she suffered repeated terrible humiliation, both physical & moral, as a result of being kidnapped by slave traders at the age of 7 & sold & re-sold in the slave markets of El Obeid & of Khartoum. The kidnappers gave her the name of Bakhita, which means “the lucky one” – a terrible irony. My confirmation saint!!!!! Yes!

Josephine Bakhita, February 8 "The history of her life inspires not passive acceptance but the firm resolve to work effectively.

Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita ... A young student once asked Bakhita: "What would you do, if you were to meet your captors?" Without hesitation she responded: "If I were to meet those who kidnapped me, and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands. For, if these things had not happened, I would not have been a Christian and a religious today".

Josephine Margaret Bakhita, F., was a Sudanese-born former slave, who became a Canossian Religious Sister in Italy, living and working there for 45 years. In she was declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.

Saint Josephine Bakhita was a Sudanese born former slave who became a Canossian Religious Sister in Italy, living and working there for 45 years. The Roman Catholic Church declared her a saint in 2000.

Saint Josephine Bakhita was a Sudanese born former slave who became a Canossian Religious Sister in Italy, living and working there for 45 years. The Roman Catholic Church declared her a saint in

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Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita was born around 1869 in the Darfur region of Sudan. In Josephine was kidnapped by Arab slave traders.

I have given everything to my Master: He will take care of me… The best thing for us is not what we consider best, but what the Lord wants of us!

"Mary protected me even before I knew her! Josephine Bakhita is in the center of the group photo Picture source “Bakhita has lef.

Saint Josephine Bakhita Paper Doll Color and BnW

Saint Josephine Bakhita Paper Doll Color and BnW

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