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Saint of the Day: November 16th - Saint Gertrude

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 1292 Saint Gertrude was of an illustrious family, born at Eisleben, or Islebe, in Upper Saxony, and sister to Saint Mechtildes. At five years of age she was offered to …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints A.D. 1292
Saint Gertrude was of an illustrious family, born at Eisleben, or Islebe, in Upper Saxony, and sister to Saint Mechtildes. At five years of age she was offered to God in the Benedictin nunnery of Rodalsdorf, and at thirty was chosen abbess of that house, in 1251: and, the year following, was obliged to take upon her the government of the monastery of Heldelfs, to which she removed with her nuns. In her youth she studied Latin, as it was then customary for nuns to do; she wrote and composed in that language very well, and was versed in sacred literature. Divine contemplation and devout prayer, she always looked upon as the principal duty and employment of her state, and consecrated to those exercises the greater part of her time. The passion of our Redeemer was the favourite object of her devotions; and, in meditating on it, or on the blessed Eucharist, frequently she was not able to contain the torrents of tears which flowed from her eyes. She …More
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