Life of St. Catherine of Siena, Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Of Catharine’s Parents and their worldly condition. There lived in the city of Sienna, in Tuscany, a man named Jacomo, who was descended from the family of the Benencasa, a man simple, loyal, fearing God, and separated from every vice. After losing his parents he married a countrywoman called Lapa. This woman had … Continue