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F. A. Forbes

St. Catherine of Siena

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Here is a popular biography for young and old of one of the most extraordinary Saints in the history of the Church, whose life is filled with surprises. She cut her hair to discourage suitors, had visitations from Our Lord and Our Lady, soon lived on the Eucharist alone, convinced the Pope to return to Rome, converted thousands of people by her holiness and example, was instrumental in electing a new Pope, and received and wrote down the famous Dialogues from God the Father. Impr. 110 pgs, 6 Illus., PB


Mother Frances Alice Monica Forbes, also known as F.A. Forbes, was born in 1869 into a Presbyterian family. She converted to Catholicism in 1900, and entered the Society of the Sacred Heart as a postulant when she was thirty-one. She was a strong-willed and intelligent woman, and used both these gifts to generously make the sacrifices that the Lord wished of her daily. F.A. Forbes authored a considerable amount of books based on the saints, including St. John Bosco: Friend of Youth, St. Monica, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Benedict, and The Gripfast Series of English Readers. She died in 1936.

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Writer

F. A. Forbes

ISBN

9780895556226

Format

Paperback