Catholic Saints

Sisterhood of Saints: Hildegard of Bingen

Surely you have heard of Hildegard, the medieval mystic, composer, author, poet, and playwright who, in October 2012, became the thirty-fifth Doctor of the Church—and the fourth female Doctor. 
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Sisterhood of Saints: Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Teresa Benedicta of the Cross may be one of the best known Catholic converts of the twentieth century. She was born Edith Stein on Yom Kippur and was raised Jewish, but she abandoned a faith life at an early age. 
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Sisterhood of Saints: Kateri Tekakwitha

Kateri, called the “Lily of the Mohawks,” had virtually no traditional family support on her Christian journey. By some reports, her Algonquin mother was a Christian, educated by French missionaries.  However, before her mother, father, or baby brother could have ...
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Sisterhood of Saints: Catherine of Siena

Some of our most beloved saints wouldn’t take no for an answer. Catherine of Siena, a Doctor of the Church and one of the most influential women in Catholic history, is one of those saints.
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Sisterhood of Saints: Bernadette Soubirous

We all know the story of how Mary appeared to Bernadette, a simple girl of fourteen, at Lourdes.  But what sometimes gets lost in the story is Bernadette’s strong faith.  Her statements were challenged over and over again by Church ...
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Sisterhood of Saints: Katharine Drexel

The wealthy Drexel family of Philadelphia was socially conscious, donating large amounts of money to help the less fortunate.
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