Clare Lewis | 14 November 2018
Born into a large family in 1847, Madeleine Morano felt called to religious life from an early age, but as the main breadwinner, her family responsibilities delayed this. One of eight children, her father and older sister both died when Madeleine was 8, leaving the family dependent on her income. An uncle who was a priest helped her to continue her education while she worked.
Young Madeleine knew she wanted to teach, and her training began when she was employed at a new local school at the age of 14; she was an...Read more