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Christian Women Who Inspire

Catherine of Genoa

Catherine of Genoa (1447–1510) was an Italian mystic. Born Caterina Fieschi, she was a simple, quiet, intelligent girl and a person of deep piety and prayer. At thirteen she tried to enter the convent but was denied due to her…

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Christian Women Who Inspire

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day (1897–1980), American Catholic social activist, lived a life of radical commitment to the gospel. As a convert to Catholicism, she loved the church deeply but challenged the church to take its own message seriously. Her spirit of nonviolence and…

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Christian Women Who Inspire

Dorothy C. Bass

Dorothy C. Bass is director emerita of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith (www.practicingourfaith.org), a Lilly Endowment project based at Valparaiso University that develops resources to help contemporary people live the Christian faith with…

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