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  1. 1. Saint Catherine of Siena <ul><li>Patron saint of Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Feast day April 30 </li></ul><ul><li>By: Jessie Malatesta </li></ul>
  2. 2. Saint Catherine’s early life <ul><li>Her name at birth was Catherine Benincasa. </li></ul><ul><li>In her early life she began to see visions of spirits. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the last of twenty-five children. </li></ul><ul><li>She was born on March 25,1347. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Through The Years <ul><li>During the summer of 1370 Catherine received a series of special manifestations of divine mysteries which turned into a prolonged trance, a kind of mystical death, in which she had a visions of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven, and heard a Divine command to leave her cell and enter the public life of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Also in 1375 she dedicated most of her life to helping the sick and poor </li></ul>
  4. 4. Stigmata <ul><li>In 1375 she received the stigmata, but it was only visible after her death. </li></ul><ul><li>The stigmata is when a person has the same wounds as Jesus did. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pope Gregory XI <ul><li>In 1377 after a long corresponding with Pope Gregory XI he was so impressed with her work he returned to his administration in Rome, in January 1377. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint Catherine and Pope Gregory XI belonged to the papacy. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Her Life <ul><li>She was the first woman doctor to be born. </li></ul><ul><li>Her life was all about God. </li></ul><ul><li>She always had time in the day to pray. </li></ul><ul><li>Catherine was never a nun but was a lawwomen. </li></ul><ul><li>She is also know as the patron saint of Doctors. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Patron Saint <ul><li>Other things Saint Catherine of Siena is the patron saint of is Doctors, Nursing Homes, Europe, Rome, and Italy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Her Death <ul><li>Saint Catherine died of a stroke while living in Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>She was thirty –three, the same age as Jesus when he died. </li></ul><ul><li>Pope Pius II canonized her in 1461. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Saint Catherine's Church and Hospital <ul><li>There is a Saint Catherine of Siena church and hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>The church is located in Westford Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>The hospital is in Smithtown. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Some Places that I got pictures were: <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Also Clip-Art </li></ul>
  11. 11. The End !! <ul><li>Thank you for listening to my saint project. I hope you enjoyed learning about my saint as much as I did. </li></ul>
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