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Life of St. Catharine of Sienna

Edward L. AymГ©

Life of St. Catharine of Sienna

by Edward L. AymГ©

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Published by Benziger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catherine, -- of Siena, Saint, -- 1347-1380.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward L. Ayme.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 205 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16426632M

    Saint Catherine of Siena (Ma –Ap ) was an ascetic, mystic, activist, author, and holy woman of the Catholic Church. Hardly an anchoress, her assertive and confrontational letters to bishops and popes, as well as her commitment to direct service to the sick and the poor, made Catherine a powerful role model for a more worldly and active spirituality. Saint Catherine of Siena (Ma - Ap ) was a saint. She was born in Sienna and died in Rome. She promoted peace in Italy and is one of the two patron saints of Italy; the other being Saint Francis of Assisi.

    Further Reading on St. Catherine of Siena. Of the many biographies of Catherine available in English, two of the best are Sigrid Undset, Catherine of Siena (trans. ), which stresses her spiritual importance, and Michael de la Bedoyère, The Greatest Catherine: The Life of Catherine Benincasa, Saint of Siena (), which shows the woman as. Catherine of Siena's life and actions have stimulated the imagination and piety of many since the early 15th century. Famous today for adhering to the tenets of the Dominican order and living a material-free life, Catherine worked in her day to help reunite the Catholic Church after a schism brought some of the base of power to Avignon, France.

    Catherine of Genoa (Caterina Fieschi Adorno, – 15 September ) was an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admired for her work among the sick and the poor and remembered because of various writings describing both these actions and her mystical experiences. She was a member of the noble Fieschi family, and spent most of her life and her means serving the sick, especially during Attributes: Widow. Shop for THE LIFE OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA at and support the ongoing mission of Mother Angelica. Religious books, artwork and holy reminders. Free shipping for online orders over $ Or call


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The Life of St. Catherine of Siena: The Classic on Her Life and Accomplishments as Recorded by Her Spiritual Director Paperback – May 1, by Raymond of Capua (Author)/5(40). Catherine of Siena is one of the most intriguing and explosive saints in Church history.

A young laywoman with almost no education, she became renowned for her intense mystical experiences, inspired preaching, and scathing criticism of corrupt political and ecclesial : Paul Murray OP.

This book is also known as 'The Life of St. Catherine of Sienna' "Catherine was educated as a child that belonged to God/5. Sigrid Undset's Catherine of Siena is critically acclaimed as one of the best biographies of this well known, and amazing fourteenth-century saint.

Known for her historical fiction, which won her the Nobel Prize for literature inUndset based this factual work on primary sources, her own experiences living in Italy, and her profound understanding of the human by: 2.

Life of St. Catherine of Siena book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the classic life of St Catherine by her spiri /5. Sigrid Undset's Catherine of Siena is critically acclaimed as one of the best biographies of this well known, and amazing fourteenth-century saint.

Known for her historical fiction, which won her the Nobel Prize for literature inUndset based this factual work on primary sources, her own experiences living in Italy, and her profound understanding of the human heart/5.

From the time she was a young child, Catherine of Siena sought God ceaselessly in both contemplation and action.

By the time she was twenty-one, she had experienced her mystical "marriage" to Christ, and had thrown herself tirelessly into ministering to the poor and the sick. Sigrid Undset's Catherine of Siena is critically acclaimed as one of the best biographies of this well known, and amazing fourteenth-century saint.

Known for her historical fiction, which won her the Nobel Prize for literature inUndset based this factual work on primary sources, her own experiences living in Italy, and her profound understanding of the human heart. THE DIALOGUE OF ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA INTRODUCTION It would be hard to say whether the Age of the Saints, le moyen âge énorme et délicat, has suffered more at the hands of friends or foes.

It is at least certain that the medieval period affects those who approach it in the manner of a powerfulFile Size: KB. For a limited time, receive 29% OFF this book and get Bishop Barron's film, The Pivotal Players: St. Catherine of Siena - $ value - for FREE.

Catherine of Siena is one of the most intriguing and explosive saints in Church ry: Word On Fire. Catherine of Siena was a mystic activist and influenced the church at the time.

She found ways to assert herself in a patriarchal system that suppressed the voices of women. The Dialogue is poetic and prophetic, with passages that feel truly inspired/5. Catherine of Siena was a Dominican tertiary and mystic who lived in Italy in the s.

She was known for her holiness, asceticism, and spiritual visions and was said to have received stigmata. She was also a reformer and political activist, and she was influential in religious and political affairs of the church.

Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, Italy on Ma She was the 25th child born to her mother, although half of her brothers and sisters did not survive childhood. Catherine herself was a twin, but her sister did not survive infancy.

Her mother was 40 when she was born. Her father was a cloth dyer. Saint Catherine of Siena: Mystic of Fire, Preacher of Freedom In this profound new book, the Irish Dominican poet and writer Fr.

Paul Murray draws us into the fire of this great mystic’s love for God and humanity, reading her life and teaching not only in light of Dominican spirituality, but also the writings of Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and the modern psychologist Carl Jung.

The Life of St. Catherine of Siena: The Classic on Her Life and Accomplishments as Recorded by Her Spiritual Director. The Life of St. Catherine of Siena: The Classic on Her Life and Accomplishments as Recorded by Her Spiritual Director Blessed Raymond of Capua See other TAN Books Titles/5. The Dialogue of Divine Providence () was given by St.

Catherine of Siena in a moment of mystical exaltation to some disciples, among who were Cristofano di Gano Guidini, who later gave a more literary form to the text in Italian, and Stefano Maconi, which made its translation into Latin and corrected and approved the wording of the precedent.

InCatherine returned to Siena to found a woman’s monastery. During this time, she wrote The Dialogue of Divine Providence. This book depicted a conversation between God and a lost soul.

Inshe tried to negotiate peace between Rome and Florence. She also visited Pope Urban VI, trying to convince the cardinals about his legitimacy. Life of Saint Catharine of Sienna Étienne Cartier, Raymond Of Capua, Mother Regis Hamilton No preview available - Raymond of Capua No preview available - The Life of St.

Catherine of Siena is a unique biography, in that its author, Blessed Raymond of Capua, was one of St. Catherine's spiritual directors. He knew her mother, who revealed to him many stories about St. Catherine. He also knew other members of her family and many of her friends. The information in this book is taken directly from these people who knew St.

Catherine and from the Pages:. Catherine of Siena was a young lay woman without an official role or title within the Church, and yet she did not hesitate to write or dictate letters to all kinds of people: cardinals, monks, family members, nuns, hermits, widows, priests, a mercenary soldier, a king, a tyrant.The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine of Alexandria and Saint Catherine of Siena Konrad Witz, Saints Mary Magdalen and Catherine, shown as a crowned scholar with her wheel behind Catherine, reading again, with sword on the ground, c.

Born: c.Alexandria, Roman Egypt.Saint Catherine of Siena (sēĕn´ə), –80, Italian mystic and diplomat, a member of the third order of the Dominicans, Doctor of the daughter of Giacomo Benincasa, a Sienese dyer, Catherine from early childhood had mystic visions and practiced austerities; she also showed the devotion to others and the winning manner that characterized her life.