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Santa Caterina da Siena dipinto di Andrea Vanni  Basilica di San Domenico

Santa Caterina da Siena dipinto di Andrea Vanni Basilica di San Domenico

St. Catherine of Alexandria was a virgin martyr who died in the early 4th century. As a young adult, she visited the roman emperor Maxentius to convince him of the error in persecuting Christians. He in return ordered the best pagan philosophers to dispute with her, but Catherine won the debate and her adversaries, conquered by her eloquence, declared themselves Christians. Catherine was condemned to death on the breaking wheel but, at her touch, the torture device was miraculously…

St. Catherine of Alexandria was a virgin martyr who died in the early 4th century. As a young adult, she visited the roman emperor Maxentius to convince him of the error in persecuting Christians. He in return ordered the best pagan philosophers to dispute with her, but Catherine won the debate and her adversaries, conquered by her eloquence, declared themselves Christians. Catherine was condemned to death on the breaking wheel but, at her touch, the torture device was miraculously…

The Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine is a painting by the medieval Italian painter Michelino da Besozzo. The painting dates from c. 1420 and is housed in the Pinacoteca Nazionale of Siena, Italy.

The Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine is a painting by the medieval Italian painter Michelino da Besozzo. The painting dates from c. 1420 and is housed in the Pinacoteca Nazionale of Siena, Italy.

Santa Teresa Margarida do Sagrado Coração de Jesus Redi, Virgem Carmelita Descalça.

Santa Teresa Margarida do Sagrado Coração de Jesus Redi, Virgem Carmelita Descalça.

St. Bridget of Sweden (Santa Brigida a Campo de'Fiori, Rome)

St. Bridget of Sweden (Santa Brigida a Campo de'Fiori, Rome)

St. Edith Stein was a convert from Judiasm, who died as a nun in Auschwitz in 1942. This painting is by Robert Lentz.

St. Edith Stein was a convert from Judiasm, who died as a nun in Auschwitz in 1942. This painting is by Robert Lentz.

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