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St. Catherine of Siena, Advocate for Peace and Justice

Apr 28, 2017 4:35:55 PM / by Sr. Jenn Schaaf, O.P. posted in Prayer, Reflection, Saints

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I entered the Dominican Order at 33 years old, the same age St. Catherine of Siena was completing her life and work.  Born a twin and the 24th of 25 children, Caterina di Giacomo di Benincasa was raised by her parents in Siena, Italy.  It was the 14th Century and much of Europe was overshadowed by the Black Plague.

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