one of Her greatest children...
she tortured him pretty well for 12 years -- he wanted nothing more than to see Her, in a divine form, to know Her mysteries, to be taught directly by Her, and to know Her love.
the more impatient he got, the more She made him wait....!
but of course She finally showed Herself to him, and he became one of the greatest saints in modern history. (he died in the early 1890s.)