Sunday, August 30, 2009
September 4th: St. Rose of Viterbo
St. Rose of Viterbo is a remarkable saint, accomplishing amazing wonders toward the conversion of many souls before her early death at the age of nineteen. You can read about her life here.
Born: 1235, Viterbo, Italy
Born: March 6, 1252, Viterbo, Italy
Canonized: 1457 by Pope Callistus III
Major shrine: Viterbo, Italy
Feast: 4 September
Patronage: people in exile; people rejected by religious orders; tertiaries; Viterbo, Italy
Teachers' Helps: There is a video of the life of St. Rose, that I have not viewed, but which might be worth checking out here.