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Catherine of Ricci

Born: 1552 AD
Died: 1590 AD, at 37 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Saint

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1522 - She was born in Florence on the 23rd of April.

         - She was a very prayerful person from a very young age.

         - She developed into an effective and greatly admired administrator.

         - She was an advisor on various topics to princes, bishops and cardinals.

         - She corresponded with three men who were destined to become popes Marcellus II, Clement VIII, and Leo XI.

1590 - She died on the 1st of February.

1746 - She was canonized under Pope Benedict XIV.


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