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  • 1. Catherine of Siena http://blog.siena.org/uploaded_images/Catherineiconjpg-797355.jpg
  • 2. Catherine and her Family
    • • Born in Siena, Italy on March 25, 1347
    • • Mother- Lapa Piagenti
    • • Father-Giacomo di Benincasa
  • 3. Her Visions
    • • Vision of St. Dominic
    • • Settled dispute between
    • cloister and the world
    • • Joined the Third Order
    • of the Dominicans-1363
    http://www.curiousexpeditions.org/70709~St-Catherine-of-Siena-circa-1746-Posters.jpg
  • 4. The Dialogue of Divine Providence
    • • 1377-1378 followers
    • recorded “The Dialogue
    • of Divine Providence”
    • • A dialogue between a soul
    • who rises up to God
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_uqdYtf7KWG4/SBfNZyCMTEI/AAAAAAAABF0/CjtaqgXaT0E/s400/Saint_Catherine_of_Siena_dictating_The%2520Dialogue.gif
  • 5. Doctor of the Church
    • • 1366-told by Christ to enter the public life of the world
    • • Dedicated much of life helping the poor and ill
    • • Became known as “doctor of the church”
  • 6. Pope Gregory XI
    • • Wrote letters to Pope
    • Gregory XI
    • • Persuaded him to return
    • to Rome
    http://www.traditioninaction.org/SOD/SODimages4/167_GregoryII_Floreentine.jpghttp://www.traditioninaction.org/SOD/SODimages4/167_GregoryII_Floreentine.jpg
  • 7. Where Catherine Lived http://www.ilpalio.org/mappa_siena_large.jpg
  • 8. Her Challenges
    • • The Bubonic Plague struck when she was 1 years old
    • • Accused of heresy
    • • Felt great pain in her later years
    http://www.aug.edu/augusta/iconography/december2001/catherineSienaStigmata.jpg
  • 9. Accomplishments
    • • Italian mystic
    • • Christian saint
    • • ” Doctor of the Church"
    • • Conversationalist
    • • Had many followers
    • • "The Dialogue of Divine
    • Providence"
    http://consecratedtomary.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/catherine-of-siena-2.jpg
  • 10. Bibliography
    • RESURCH SITATIONS
    • Book Lives of Saints. John J. Crawley & Company. 22 Feb. 2009 <http://www.ewtn.com/library/MARY/CATSIENA.HTM>.
    • Web Site Wikipedia. 21 Feb. 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_Siena>.
    • Reference Source &quot;Saint Catherine of Siena.&quot; 15 Feb. 2009 <http://school.eb.com/all/eb/article-9021816?query=catherine%20of%20Siena&ct=null>.
    • Web Site &quot;Catherine of Siena, Saint.&quot; History Resource Center: World. DISCovering World History. 21 Feb. 2009 <http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/History/hits?docNum=CD2105100405&tab=32&locID=new19334&origSearch=false&hdb=ALL&t=RK&s=1&r=d&items=0&secondary=true&o=&sortOrder=RE&n=10&l=dB&sgPhrase=false&c=3&tabMap=115&bucket=bio&SU=catherine+of+Siena>.
    • Reference Source &quot;Catherine of Siena, Saint.&quot; 21 Feb. 2009 <http://www.bartleby.com/65/ca/CathrinSi.html>.
    • Harran, Marilyn J. &quot;Catherine of Siena, Saint.&quot; World Book Online Reference Center . 2009. 20 Feb. 2009 <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar100220>.
  • 11. Any Questions??
  • 12. Thank you AND have a visionful day!