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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


  • Catherine, -- of Siena, Saint, -- 1347-1380.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jeannette Eaton.
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18833221M
LC Control Number31030737

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eaton, Jeannette. Flame, Saint Catherine of Siena. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, (OCoLC) Catherine of Siena (25 March – 29 April ), a lay member of the Dominican Order, was a mystic, activist, and author who had a great influence on Italian literature and the Catholic zed in , she is also a Doctor of the Church.. She was born and raised in Siena, and at an early age wanted to devote herself to God, against the will of her : 25 March , Siena, Republic of Siena. THE DIALOGUE OF ST CATHERINE OF SIENA: Dictated by her, while is a state of ecstasy, to her secretaries, and completed in the year of Our Lord A TREATISE OF PRAYER: Of the dignity of the priest; and of the Sacrament of the Body of Christ; and of worthy and unworthy communicants. Catherine became a tertiary (a member of a monastic third order who takes simple vows and may remain outside a convent or monastery) of the Dominican order (), joining the Sisters of Penitence of St. Dominic in Siena. She rapidly gained a wide reputation for her holiness and her severe the rebellious city of Florence was placed under an interdict by Pope Gregory XI (

St. Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, Italy on Ma She was the 25th child born to her mother, although half of her brothers and sisters did not survive childhood. Catherine herself was a twin, but her sister did not survive infancy. Her mother was 40 when she was born. Her father was a cloth dyer.   The first book published by our Word on Fire Institute is titled “St. Catherine of Siena: Mystic of Fire, Preacher of Freedom,” by Fr. Paul Murray, OP.   Best saint book I've ever read. Sigrid Undset is amazing in her storytelling. I loved how she weaved historical facts into the daily life of St. Catherine of Siena. I felt like I was learning about the culture, the life of St. Catherine and encouraged in my walk with Our s: Saint Catherine of Siena () was declared a Doctor of the Church on October 4, 2 THE DIALOGUE OF THE SERAPHIC VIRGIN CATHERINE OF SIENA DICTATED BY HER, WHILE IN A STATE OF ECSTASY, TO HER SECRETARIES, AND COMPLETED IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD TOGETHER WITH.

  Caterina di Giacomo di Benincasa, better known as St. Catherine of Siena, was born right in the midst of it, on Ma You may have heard a lot about St. Catherine’s life.   Edmund G. Gardner's work on Catherine of Siena was groundbreaking in its day, and is still one of the most important biographies ever written of a medieval saint. He was the professor of Italian at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and wrote many books over a long career on Dante, English mystics, the cities of Florence and Siena, Arthurian legends, and Italian Renaissance s: 5. St. Catherine of Siena “Your Candle is Love” She is the author of two books, Busy Lives & Restless Souls () and The Inner Chapel (). Becky holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University New Orleans. She has her Certificate in Spiritual. The words which St. Catherine of Siena receives from God the Father are loving, moving and challenging. This Doctor of the Church and mystic should be read. Her Letters as well. I've included several passages from Dialogue in my book, "Jesus: Perfect Love." "Be who God meant you to be, and you shall set the world on fire."- St. Catherine of Siena/5(43).