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Tag: St Catherine of Genoa

  • Catherine of Genoa

    St Catherine (1447-1510) was born into an illustrious Italian family at Genoa in Italy. She was the youngest of five children. At a young age, St Catherine showed a desire to enter a Convent, perhaps hoping to follow in her sister’s footsteps, but her youth prevented it. Instead, after her father’s death, she married a…

  • 24th March: St Catherine of Sweden

    Featured Saint: St Catherine of Sweden (1332 – 1381) St Catherine married a devout nobleman at a very young age but they both took vows of celibacy. At around 17yrs, when travelling to Rome with her mother (St Birgitta of Finsta) her husband died. She remained in Rome with her mother and accompanied her on…