Dialogue of St Catherine of Sienaby Algar Thorold (Translator), St Catherine of Siena, Catherine of Sien St Catherine of Siena
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"The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena contains four of the 14th-century saint's most famous works. During periods of ecstasy, she dictated these often subtle and always insightful essays to her followers, speaking directly to other devout Christians, addressing their spiritual concerns and pitfalls with a loving, though strict compassion.
Believers and students of religion will find this book, as eloquent as it is inspiring, accessible and thought-provoking.
Italian affiliate of the Dominican Order CATHERINE OF SIENA (1347¿1380) dedicated her life to Christ at an early age, declaring a lifelong commitment to virginity at age seven. She practiced severe mortifications of the flesh, including long periods of fasting where she ate only sacrament wafers. Most of her writings were in the form of letters, over 300 of which have survived.
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