She was a young orphan from Tuscany who was very bright and singled out by a cardinal who wanted to start an education order.
She served under a woman teacher called Rosa and the institute where they started became known as the Maestre Pie.
When Rosa died Lucy was in charge for a while, surviving the squabbles and power struggles until she surrendered control in favor of intelligence and teaching.
This made her very popular and under her behind-the-scenes influence, Maestre Pie institutes spread throughout the world. Everyone could have a slice.
St. Lucy Filippini Facts and Figures
Name: Lucy Filippini
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 1672-1732
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 147
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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