Saturday, February 13, 2016

February 13: St. Catherine de Ricci

St. Catherine de Ricci 

History

When Catherine de Ricci became a nun at the age of 14, her superiors realized she was a very good spiritual leader. She exchanged letters with quite a few other people, including Saint Philip Neri and three men who would later become pope: Marcellus II, Clement VIII, and Leo XI. Every Thursday from noon until Friday at 4 p.m., she was given a holy experience called an ecstasy. During that time, she would be totally focused on the Passion of Christ, as if she could see nothing but Jesus’ love, poured out for us on the Cross. 

Activity

Take some time today to visit your parish and pray the traditional devotion of the Passion of Christ, the Stations of the Cross. 

St. Catherine de Ricci, pray for us!


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