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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Blessed Antonia of Brescia

Born in 1407, Blessed Antonia entered the Dominican convent at Brescia as a young girl but she was not chosen prioress until she was 66.   She was a mystic after St. Catherine of Siena.  She governed Saint Catherine's Convent at Ferrara, Italy, rigorously but with justice.  She underwent deposition and other trials with patience and humility.


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