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Died: c. 1550Known for: her private revelations from St. Catherine of BolognaFun Fact: She had lively, playful conversations with Christ. When she would...

Feast Day: May 9th Born: September 8th, 1413, Bologna, Italy Died: March 9th, 1463, Bologna, Italy Known For: her many writings, especially The Seven Spiritual Weapons Fun...

Died: c. 1255, Assisi, Italy Known For: being an original follower of St. Clare and a witness for her Process of Canonization Fun Fact: Amata's...

Blessed Antonia of FlorenceBorn: 1401, Florence, ItalyDied: February 18th, 1472, Aquila, ItalyKnown For: being one of the great 15th Century Franciscan ReformersFun Fact:...

Ven. Ortolana of AssisiDied: c. 1238, Assisi, ItalyKnown For: being the mother of St. Clare, who started our OrderFun Fact: Once a sick...

Blessed Helen EnselminiBorn: 1208, Padua, ItalyDied: November 4th, 1242, Padua, Italy The picture one often sees of Blessed Helen seems to be portraying a young...

Venerable Chiara Isabella GherziDied: October 27th, 1800, Gubbio, Italy "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Most 12-year-olds, while arguing they're...

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:...