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Saint Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena - October 21

Saint Laura Montoya (26 May 1874 – 21 October 1949) - known in religion as Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena - was a Colombian Roman Catholic professed religious and the founder of the Congregation …More
Saint Laura Montoya (26 May 1874 – 21 October 1949) - known in religion as Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena - was a Colombian Roman Catholic professed religious and the founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Virgin Mary and Saint Catherine of Siena (1914). She was well known for her work with Indigenous peoples and for acting as a strong role model for South American girls.
Pope John Paul II beatified her in 2004 and Pope Francis canonized her as a saint in mid-2013.Montoya is the first Colombian to be made a saint.
María Laura de Jesús Montoya Upegui was born on 26 May 1874 in Jericó in the United States of Colombia as the second of three children to Juan de la Cruz Montoya and Dolores Upegui; she was baptized that same day.Her siblings were older sister Carmelina and younger brother Juan de la Cruz; a maternal cousin was Luisa Upegui. During the Colombian Civil War of 1876 her father was killed and the household left poor as a subsequent result of …More
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