Catherine’s feast day is on April 29. This novena is an opportunity to pray for our intentions and ask for her intercession. I’m using the prayer below that she prayed, adding my intentions, and then closing with an Our Father,
My hope is that in the last 8 days of reading about Catherine and praying with her you have come to know a bit more about her and maybe want to learn more. Today I will post links to resources
Catherine and Jesus At about 6 years old, Catherine was out walking with her cousins. She looked up to the sky and stopped. She had a vision of Jesus, dressed as a Bishop, surrounded by Sts. Peter, Paul and John,
A bit about Catherine, Novena prayers, and an Announcement Catherine Catherine of Siena was born in 1347, the 25th of 26 children. She was a twin, but sadly, her twin sister, Giovanna, died in infancy. Only 13 children survived to
I don’t have much to say about Catherine today. I’m in the midst of finishing a quilt. And, I really want to finish it today. I need to for my mental health, my brain. Not sure which; it just feels
Today, rather than read, I invite you to listen to my podcast which gives a brief overview of Catherine’s life and work. Let me know if this week’s Not Lukewarm Challenge is a help to you. Novena, Day 5
The true story How did Catherine’s head and body wind up separated? Because that part is true, they are not together, which honestly saddens me. I’m a big believer in our body staying together, even in death. But sometimes there
Like many saints, there are legends about Catherine and then there are the true stories. Today I want to tell you the legend of why her body is buried in Rome and her head displayed as a relic in Siena.
A few years ago my husband and I went to Italy. We spent many days in Rome; touring, eating, drinking, walking, and riding the Hop-On, Hop-off bus. I had a plan of what places and churches I wanted to see.
On April 29 we will celebrate the feast day of one of my favorite saints, Catherine of Siena. From today until April 29, I will post something about her each day. Today I suggest beginning a novena, Emeritus Pope Benedict