It has never ceased to amaze me how many different varieties of people have joined the Order of St. Francis since it was founded hundreds of years ago. I recently read the life of Eve Lavalliere, an actress, who was brought back to the Faith and became a new Mary Magdalene.
The following is her life story as told by Ann Ball in her book, Modern Saints: Their Lives and Faces, Book 2 (TAN Publishers). I found it accidentally on a Vietnamese website.
Our Lady of the Angels, pray for us!
St. Francis, pray for us!