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St Catherine of Siena receives the Sacred Stigmata

In 1375, while visiting Pisa, St Catherine of Siena received the stigmata, even though they never appeared on her body during her lifetime, owing to her request to God. They appeared only on her …More
In 1375, while visiting Pisa, St Catherine of Siena received the stigmata, even though they never appeared on her body during her lifetime, owing to her request to God. They appeared only on her incorruptible body after her death. Today, 1 April, is the traditional date given to the commemoration of this mystical event, depicted here in the Rosary Chapel of Santa Sabina basilica in Rome.

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