Saint Mary Magdalen of Pazzi
Author: Staff | Source: CatholicSaints.Info
Catherine received a religious upbringing. She was initially sent to a convent at age 14, but was taken back home by her family who opposed her religious vocation and wanted her to marry well. They eventually gave in, and Catherine became a Carmelite of the Ancient Observance at 16, taking the name Sister Mary Magdalen. Mystic. Led a hidden life of prayer and self-denial, praying particularly for the renewal of the Church and encouraging the sisters in holiness.
1566 at Florence, Italy as Catherine
25 May 1607 of natural causes
8 May 1626 by Pope Urban VIII