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Saint Margaret of Hungary’s “… friends and acquaintances petitioned for her to be acclaimed a saint almost immediately after her death. Among them was her own servant, Agnes, who rightly observed that this daughter of a monarch showed far more humility than any of the monastery’s maids. Although their testimony expressed Margaret’s overpowering desire to allow nothing to stand between her and God, the process of canonization was not complete until 1943.

The island where her convent stood, called first the ‘Blessed Virgin’s Isle,’ was called ‘Isle of Margaret’ after the saint.”

(Attwater, Benedictines, Bentley, Coulson, Dorcy, Farmer)