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.

Basic Stats

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.