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Bl. Margareta Ebner
June 20, Blessed


Source: Catholicsaints.info



Also known as
    •    Margaret
    •    Margaretha
    •    Margrete
    •    Mystic of Mödingen
Memorial
    •    20 June
Profile
Born wealthy. Received a thorough classical education at home. Dominican nun at Maria-Medingen, Germany convent in 1306. Dangerously ill from 1312 to 1322 during which time she was sent home to recover, and during which she began receiving visions, revelations and prophies. Visited by the Infant Christ. Spiritual student of Father Henry of Nördlingen from 1332 to her death. Their correspondence is the first collection of its kind in German. At his command she wrote a full account of her mystic experiences.
Born
    •    c.1291 at Donauwörth, Bavaria, Germany
Died
    •    20 July 1351 at Mödingen, Bavaria, Germany of natural causes
Beatified
    •    24 February 1979 by Pope John Paul II (cultus confirmation)
    •    the first beatification of John Paul‘s pontificate






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