Feb. 8: ST. JOSEPHINE BAHKITA, VIRGIN


Feb. 8 ST. JOSEPHINE BAHKITA, VIRGIN St. Josephine (c. 1869-1947) was born in western Sudan, in the village of Olgossa and belonged to the prestigious Daju people. Sometime between the age of seven to nine, she was kidnapped by slave traders. It is said that the trauma of her abduction caused her to forget her…