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Published by Alba House in Staten Island, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catherine, of Genoa, Saint, 1447-1510

Book details:

Edition Notes

Selections translated from Libro de la vita mirabile e dottrina santa de la beta Caterinetta da Genoa.

StatementTranslated and edited by Paul Garvin.
ContributionsGarvin, Paul, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4700.C36 A33
The Physical Object
Pagination139p.
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5917115M
LC Control Number64020113
OCLC/WorldCa928126

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The Life and Writings of Saint Catherine of Genoa: A Spiritual Dialogue and A Treatise on Purgatory - Illustrated (Christian Classics) by St. Catherine of Genoa and L.   St. Catherine was born at Genoa in , died at the same place 15 September, The life of St. Catherine of Genoa may be more properly described as a state than as a life in the ordinary sense/5(7). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Catherine, of Genoa, Saint, Life and sayings of Saint Catherine of Genoa. Staten Island, N.Y., Alba House []. The Life and Doctrine of Saint Catherine of Genoa includes a biography, and two of her classic works, Spiritual Dialogues, and Treatise of Purgatory. A table .

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The Life and Doctrine of Saint Catherine of Genoa St. Catherine of Genoa important social bearing and practical value, which, however, this is not the place to demonstrate. But the great majority of her saints were men and women whose hearts were overflowing with. Catherine began a life of social work. She would go into Genoa’s slums to help the sick and poor. For the first few years of this work, the sheltered aristocratic woman had great difficulty in overcoming her physical repugnance at dealing with the very poor and the very ill.   One saint who provided extensive insight into this doctrine is Caterina Fieschi Adorono, better known as St. Catherine of Genoa. Born in , Catherine lived her entire life in Genoa, Italy. She belonged to no religious order, never met the pope and didn’t have a .   St. Catherine of Genoa's vision of Purgatory By Joe Tremblay * After having received a vision of purgatory, St. Catherine of Genoa could not say enough about the happiness which is to be found there.