Holy Rosary Saint of the Day April 29, 2020

St. Catherine of Siena

Facts

Feastday: April 29
Patron: Fire prevention
Birth: 1347
Death: 1380

Author and Publisher – Catholic Online

St. Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, Italy on March 25, 1347. She was the 25th child born to her mother, although half of her brothers and sisters did not survive childhood. Catherine herself was a twin, but her sister did not survive infancy. Her mother was 40 when she was born. Her father was a cloth dyer.

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