Saints of the Week

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around the country

Saint Catherine of Genoa

Jesus in your heart! Eternity in your mind! The will of God in all your actions! But above all, love, God's love, entire love!

    Facts about St. Catherine of Genoa

  • She was born into a noble Italian family in 1447 and was married at age 16.
  • Her marriage was difficult, and she turned to a life of selfishness for consolation.
  • Catherine had a conversion experience in the sacrament of reconciliation. Her husband would also convert, and together they served the sick and poor.