Tag: Who was St Catherine de Ricci?
St Catherine (1522 – 1589) was born into a Patrician family (Special constitutional status) in Florence, Italy. Her mother died soon afterwards. At 6/7yrs, St Catherine was enrolled in a school run by Benedictine nuns and from an early age, she developed a lifelong and deep devotion to Christ’s Passion. St Catherine then joined an enclosed community…