Catherine of Bologna

Born: Sep 08, 1413 AD
Died: 1463 AD, at 49 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Saint


1413 - She was born on the 8th of September.

1431 - Together with other young women of Ferrara, she founded a Monastery of the Order of Poor Clares.

1456 - She returned to Bologna, when her Superiors and the Governors of Bologna requested that she be the founder and Mother Superior of a convent of the same Order, which was to be established in association with the church of Corpus Domini.

         - She was attributed with having visions both of God and of Satan, which are discussed at length in Treatise, and with performing miracles.

         - Catherine is the author, among other things, of Treatise on the Seven Spiritual Weapons Necessary for Spiritual Warfare.

1463 - She died on the 9th of March at the age of 49, Catherine was buried unembalmed and without a casket.
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