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Other Names:
Saint Rachel the Matriarch
Date of Birth:
c. 17th-18th century B.C.
Date of Death:
c. 17th-18th century B.C.
Feast Day:
November 1

She was also the mother of Saints Joseph and Benjamin, making Saint Rachel the progenitor of many more holy men and women.

During her life, she and her husband endured many trials before they achieved happiness together in the form of her children.

from Wikipedia

Rachel as described in the Bible, is a prophet and the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, and she was the youngest niece of Rebecca.