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The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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St. Catherine of Bologna

Some Franciscan saints led fairly public lives; Catharine represents the saints who served the Lord in obscurity. Born in Bologna, Catharine was related to the nobility in Ferrara, and was educated at court there. She received a liberal education at the court and developed some interest and talent in painting. In later years as a Poor Clare, Catharine sometimes did manuscript illumination and...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 140
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