Thursday, 12 July 2012

St Catherine of Siena -Patron saint of carers and nurses

St. Catherine of Siena St. Catherine of Siena 

St. Catherine of Siena quotes.

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.”
St. Catherine of Siena

 St. Catherine of Sienna is the Patron Saint of Carers and Nurses.Dominican Tertiary born at Siena, 25 March, 1347; died at Rome, 29 April, 1380.

From early in life she avowed herself to Christ and experienced a Mystical espousal. She became a Dominican Tertiary Nun and returned to her family to tend the sick and the ill, some with horrific diseases. She suffered herself with great pain but continued with her work.

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