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Saint Mary Magdalen of Pazzi - May 25

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Saint Mary Magdalen of Pazzi Also known as Mary-Magdalen de’Pazzi Memorial 25 May Profile Catherine received a religious upbringing. She was initially sent to a convent at age 14, but was taken …More
Saint Mary Magdalen of Pazzi
Also known as

Mary-Magdalen de’Pazzi
Memorial

25 May

Profile

Catherine received a religious upbringing. She was initially sent to a convent at age 14, but was taken back home by her family who opposed her religious vocation and wanted her to marry well. They eventually gave in, and Catherine became a Carmelite of the Ancient Observance at 16, taking the name Sister Mary Magdalen. Mystic. Led a hidden life of prayer and self-denial, praying particularly for the renewal of the Church and encouraging the sisters in holiness.

Born

1566 at Florence, Italy as Catherine
Died

25 May 1607 of natural causes
Beatified

8 May 1626 by Pope Urban VIII
Canonized

28 April 1669 by Pope Clement IX
Patronage

against bodily ills
against sexual temptation
against sickness
sick people
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