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St. Catherine of Bologna

Born: Sep 08, 1413 · Bologna, Italy
Died: Mar 09, 1463 · Bologna, Italy

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1426: In 1426, however, after twelve years at court, she left and entered the convent of Corpus Dominici at Ferrara.

1432: In 1432 together with other young women of Ferrara, she founded a monastery of the Order of Poor Clares.

1438: Catherine’s major work is Treatise on the Seven Spiritual Weapons Necessary for Spiritual Warfare, which she appears first to have written in 1438, and then rewritten and augmented sometime between 1450 and 1456.

1456: Some of her art and manuscripts survive, including a depiction of St. Ursula from 1456, now in the Galleria Academica in Venice.

1456: She returned to Bologna in 1456 when her superiors and the governors of Bologna requested that she should be the founder and Abbess of a monastery of the same Order, which was to be established in association with the Church of Corpus Domini in Bologna.

1463: When, on 9 March 1463, she died at the age of 49, Catherine was buried.

 
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