Catherine of Siena


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Catherine of Siena

Saint. 1347--80, Italian mystic and ascetic; patron saint of the Dominican order. Feast day: April 29
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Saint Catherine of Siena (PINTEREST/ MANILA BULLETIN)
This book examines significant writers in Church or literary history: Dante Alighieri, Marsilius of Padua, William of Ockham, Petrarch, Birgitta of Sweden, and Catherine of Siena. Each author provides arguments and insights drawn from different cultures and settings within medieval society.
Catherine of Siena said, "Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire."
traces spiritual growth in grace by exploring the image of Christ as bridge, a metaphor Catherine of Siena had used for the three traditional stages of prayer: purgative, illuminative, and unitive.
Catherine of Siena emerges as an instrument in the salvation of criminals at the very moment of gruesome death.
The pope also gave Colombia its first saint: a nun, Laura of St Catherine of Siena Montoya y Upegui.
Funeral to be held at St Catherine Of Siena Church Monday 12th November at 12.45pm.
Noffke, a Dominican nun and scholar, provides an introductory essay surveying the extraordinary life and times of Catherine of Siena (1347-1378).
Catherine of Siena in the Upper East Side of New York City published lengthy quotes from six former ambassadors to the Vatican who said they "urge[d] our fellow Catholics ...
In October 2005 Millington was discovered with the drugs at St Catherine of Siena Convent graveyard.
In the first case, insofar as Tekakwitha applied the logic of requickening to her baptism, she may have understood the story of Catherine of Siena, her patron saint, less as a source of inspiration and more as a template for her new identity.