Mother Agnès of Jesus
In the morning, she appeared to be in the state of agony; she had a very painful death rattle and could hardly breathe. The community was called and gathered around her bed to recite the prayers from the Manual. After about an hour, Our Mother [Marie de Gonzague] dismissed the sisters.
At noon she said to Our Mother:
Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus
Mother, is this the agony?…. How do I die? I will never know how to die!
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About the featured image: Two of the prayers for the dying from the 1948 Manuale seu Rituale Carmelitanum ad usum Fratrum Ordinis Discalceatorum Beatissimae V. Mariae de Monte Carmelo