Married to a rake who preferred a mistress, she decided she would get more love from above if she helped the sick and had visions.
Between hospital visits and writing about her visions on purgatory with dialogues between the soul and body, she gained attention.
Her husband, now having gambled all his money away and not being too well, was nursed back to health and dragged by his bootstraps to help in the hospital she was running. She didn’t trust him though, and did all the book-keeping herself and it was never a penny out.
After his death she even provided for the mistress and several illegitimate children.
St. Catherine of Genoa Facts and Figures
Name: Catherine of Genoa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 1447-1510
Celebration or Feast Day: September 15th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 79
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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