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Saint Catherine of Siena and her times

Roberts, Margaret

Saint Catherine of Siena and her times

by Roberts, Margaret

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catherine, -- of Siena, Saint, -- 1347-1380

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby the author of "Mademoiselle Mori".
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 300 p., [25] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22910988M
    OCLC/WorldCa4086042

    Saint Catherine of Siena was the 25th of the 26 children of a northern Italy wool dyer named Giacomo di Benincasa. She was born on 25 March The family belonged to the lower-middle class. So, from an extraordinary family, came an extraordinary woman. From an early age, it was apparent that Catherine was different. St. Catherine of Siena and Her Times tells the moving tale of Catherine, whose call to live a cloistered life of prayer and penance was trumped not only by the social needs of her day (poverty, plague) but by the explicit orders of the Pope, who, hearing of her remarkable powers of reconciliation of enemies, called her out of obscurity to mediate between the warring parties, .

      Printed for the first time in Bologna in , the letters of Saint Catherine of Siena constitute another estimable work of the Christian mystique. In a continuous reading Catherine’s letters may seem monotonous, but it is because each of them reflects all the mystical, social and active conception of the Holy One, and they all burn with.   Siena, in the fourteenth century, was a thriving city in northern Italy situated on the summits of three hills. Here Saint Catherine of Siena, one of the greatest of all the saints of the Catholic Church, was born. Mystic, arbitrator, miracle worker, she decided the fate of the Church for many years to come.

    Books The Parents’ Review, , pp. Catherine of Siena and Her Times, by the author of Mademoiselle Mori (Methuen, 7/6).This is a delightful history of a delightful personage. How great those holy women were! memorable for common sense and .   We celebrate Catherine of Siena as an international political figure, a feminist hero, and a doctor of the church. To get a more accurate view of Catherine, imagine a scruffy, not-so-respectable version of Mother Teresa. Catherine was not a nun, however, but a member of the Dominican Third : ()


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Catherine of Siena and Her Times tells the moving tale of Catherine, whose call to live a cloistered life of prayer and penance was trumped not only by the social needs of her day (poverty, plague) but by the explicit orders of the Pope, who, hearing of her remarkable powers of reconciliation of enemies, called her out of obscurity to mediate between the warring parties, Brand: Sophia Institute Press.

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London: Methuen, Saint Catherine of Siena. London: Burns & Oates, (OCoLC) Named Person: Catherine, of Siena Saint; Catherine, of Siena Saint: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Mary Antony Woodcock; Bede Jarrett. Saint Catherine of Siena: her life and times by Antony, C.

(Catherine Mary); Jarrett, Bede, Publication date Topics Catherine, of Siena, Saint, Publisher London: Burns & Oates Collection regislibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Regis - University of Toronto Language : Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times; Saint Catherine was one of the greatest political figures of the 14th century.

The wars killed thousands. They split Christendom and spawned anti-Popes who joined the rebel alliance, brazenly challenging the authority of God’s Vicar on earth. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times by Margaret Roberts at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Charles River Editors. 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 an account of her death by an eye-witness translated from the original italian, and preceded by an introduction on the life and times of the saint, by algar thorold a new and abridged editionFile Size: KB.

St. Catherine of Siena and Her Times tells the moving tale of Catherine, whose call to live a cloistered life of prayer and penance was trumped not only by the social needs of her day (poverty, plague) but by the explicit orders of the Pope, who, hearing of her remarkable powers of reconciliation of enemies, called her out of obscurity to mediate between the warring 4/5(7).

Now famed as the great St. Catherine of Siena who changed the course of the Church and of European history, this child was early noted for her simple goodness, her great intelligence, and her remarkable courage # even in the face of the dangers and atrocities that characterized those dark times.

Catherine of Siena and Her Times tells. St. Catherine of Siena and Her Times tells the moving tale of Catherine, whose call to live a cloistered life of prayer and penance was trumped not only by the social needs of her day (poverty, plague) but by the explicit orders of the Pope, who, hearing of her remarkable powers of reconciliation of enemies, called her out of obscurity to Brand: Sophia Institute Press.

contents chapter i a saint's girlhood 1 chapter ii siena in the trecento 25 chapter iii a thorny path 50 chapter iv catherine as peacemaker 75 chapter v catherine as a politician 93 chapter vi friends and followers chapter vii catherine in avignon chapter viii catherine as ambassadress pope and saint chapter x catherine in florence chapter xi Pages: Buy Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times by Roberts, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2). Saint Catherine of Siena’s Story The value Catherine makes central in her short life and which sounds clearly and consistently through her experience is complete surrender to Christ. What is most impressive about her is that she learns to view her surrender to her Lord as a goal to be reached through : Franciscan Media.

A few years ago—and a century after its original publication—Edmund G. Gardner’s unique study The Road to Siena: The Essential Biography of St.

Catherine was reissued with some judicious editing by Jon M. Sweeney. In the aftermath of this summer’s dispiriting headlines, people on social media have taken to quoting (often misquoting) and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times by Margaret Roberts (, Hardcover) at the.

She cared for the sick, poor, and prisoners. She became a well known preacher and reconciler whom many followed. She even advised Popes. She responded to her times. Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP, in her book, Speaking with Authority: Catherine of Siena and the Voices of Women Today, explains how much Catherine has to say to those in discernment.

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DOWNLOAD NOW» Saint Catherine of Siena () is widely considered one of the greatest saints of all time. She is best known for her mystical "Dialogue" with God the Father, for which she was declared a Doctor of the Church, but her letters are also unmatched in their spiritual power and profundity.

St Catherine of Siena and her times. Discussion in 'Books, movies, links, websites.' started by padraig, Just before I get into the book I would like to write a little about the usefulness of Kindle for Catholics in itself. I have loved reading the lives of the saints and Catholic Spiritual books since I was a child.

Saint Catherine is.InPope Gregory XI returned to Rome and Catherine was summoned to be his advisor. On ApCatherine suffered a paralytic stroke and died eight days later at the age of Her mystical experiences are recorded in her book, The Dialogue of Catherine of Siena.