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Jesus in Love Blog: Saint Wilgefortis: Bearded woman in the Chapel of Our Lady at the Loretta Sanctuary in Prague

Jesus in Love Blog: Saint Wilgefortis: Bearded woman in the Chapel of Our Lady at the Loretta Sanctuary in Prague

"St Wilgefortis" St Wilgefortis aka Saint Uncumber is the Patron Saint of women who wish to be liberated (uncumbered) from abusive husbands. She miraculously grew a beard to escape an unwanted marriage. The St Wilgefortis narrative dates from the 14th century.

"St Wilgefortis" St Wilgefortis aka Saint Uncumber is the Patron Saint of women who wish to be liberated (uncumbered) from abusive husbands. She miraculously grew a beard to escape an unwanted marriage. The St Wilgefortis narrative dates from the 14th century.

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