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Born: 1378, Milan, Lombardy, Italy Died: 1444, Pisaro, Italy Known for: founding a reformed community of Poor Clares Fun fact: her younger sister became a Poor...

Born: 1443, Volta, Italy Died: 1514, Mantua, Italy Known For: her heroic fidelity to her contemplative vocation Fun Fact: she entered religious life at age 15! Born...

Born: 1224Died: July 24th, 1292, Sandec, Poland Patron Saint of: Poland, Lithuania, Salt MinesKnown For: her special patronage of the Polish peopleFun Fact:...

Blessed Florida CevoliDied: June 12, 1767Known For: Her close relationship with St. Veronica GuilianiFun Fact: She started all her letters with the phrase,...

Sister Mary of the Holy TrinityBorn: April 26th, 1901, Pretoria, Transvaal, South AfricaDied: June 26th, 1942, Jerusalem, IsraelKnown For: her notes on her...

Blessed Marie Celine of the PresentationFeast Day: May 30thBorn: May 23rd, 1878, Nojals, Dordogne, FranceDied: May 30th, 1897, Talence, FranceKnown For: her heroic...

Venerable Veronica von Elmendorff Born: June 16, 1845, Oldenburg Germany Died: 1904, Chicago, Illinois Known for: Founding the first Poor Clare Colettine community in the United...

Blessed Isabel of France Born: 1225, France Died: February 23rd, 1270, Longchamps, France Fun Fact: Her brother is also a saint (Louis IX)!   It's interesting how many...

Venerable Maria Diomira Serri Born: February 23rd, 1708, Genoa, Italy Died: January 14th, 1768, Fanano, Italy Fun Fact: The first convent at which she inquired put...

Blessed Mattia Nazarei Born: 1253, Matelica, Italy Died: December 28th, 1300, Matelica, Italy Fun Fact: Bl. Mattia's life mirrored that of St. Clare in many respects...