Today, Friday March 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Saint Catherine of Sweden.
Catalina Ulfsdotter was the daughter of the mystic Santa Brígida who had eight children. She was educated in Christian values in the Vástena monastery (Sweden) and accompanied her mother to Rome.
When she becomes a widow, she focuses her life on faith, adopts the strictest vow of poverty and travels to different sanctuaries, including the Holy Land.
After the death of his mother in Rome, he joined the Vadstena community, founded by his mother.
The Catholic saints are the group of people recognized by the Church as saints or blessed on a specific date. The Roman Martyrology is the document that names and distributes in the calendar the almost 7,000 saints and blessed recognized by the Church.
The saints and saints are prominent men and women in the various religious traditions for their special relationships with the divinities or for a particular ethical elevation. While the consideration of blessed constitutes the third step on the path to canonization
Today's saints day, March 24, also celebrates the following saint's days:
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