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Born: c. 1197, Italy Died: November 16th, 1253, Assisi, Italy Known For: being the most famous of St. Clare's biological sisters and her first follower Fun...

Born: 1734, Brittany, France Died: 1798, Fougères, Brittany, France Bl. Jeanne, otherwise known as Sr. Marie of the Nativity, was an unusual but distinctive Poor...

Born: August 9th, 1555, Toledo, Spain Died: October 22nd, 1630, Manila, the Philippines Known For: Being the first female missionary to the Philippines Fun Fact: The...

Born: 1434, Italy Died: September 8th, 1478, Italy Feast Day: September 9th Known For: Her heroic response to unjust treatment If a disgruntled husband presented himself at...

Died: August 18th, 1905, Evansville, IndianaKnown For: bringing the Poor Clare life to the United StatesFun Fact: As English was her second language...

Feast: July 27thBorn: October 4th, 1687, Brescia, ItalyDied: July 27th, Brescia, ItalyFun Fact: Once the Blessed Sacrament flew from the hands of the...

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...