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Saint Bona of Pisa - May 29

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Saint Bona of Pisa Memorial 29 May Profile Mystic and visionary from her childhood. Augustinian tertiary by age 10. Pilgrim to the Holy Lands at age 14, travelling to see her father who was …More
Saint Bona of Pisa
Memorial

29 May
Profile


Mystic and visionary from her childhood. Augustinian tertiary by age 10. Pilgrim to the Holy Lands at age 14, travelling to see her father who was fighting in the Crusades. On the way home she was captured and imprisoned by Islamic pirates in the Mediterranean, but was rescued by fellow Pisan Christians. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy. Pilgrim to Santiago de Compostela, Spain nine times, leading groups of pilgrims each time, which led to several of her areas of patronage.

Born

c.1156 at Pisa, Italy
Died

c.1207 at Pisa, Italy of natural causes
interred at the church of San Martino in Pisa
Patronage

air hosts
air hostesses (chosen by Pope John XXIII in 1962)
air stewards
couriers
flight attendants
guides
pilgrims
Pisa, Italy
stewardesses
travellers
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