What are the qualities of St Magdalene of Canossa?
Saint Magdalene of Canossa, Foundress
- MAGDALENE’S passion: To be close to every person to discover and experience together the concern God has for life, and proclaim the goodness of God.
- Her genius: To engage every possible energy in projects and dedicate her whole being for the fulfilment of the kingdom.
Where was St Magdalene of Canossa born?
St. Mary Magdalene, also called Mary of Magdala, (flourished 1st century ce, Palestine; feast day July 22), one of Jesus’ most celebrated disciples, famous, according to Mark 16:9–10 and John 20:14–17, for being the first person to see the resurrected Christ.
What did Magdalene do as an Augustinian tertiary member?
In 1625, she became a tertiary of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Magdalen taught catechism to the young, sought alms for the poor, and encouraged the people in times of persecution.
What was Jesus’s wife’s name?
Mary Magdalene as Jesus’s wife.
Did Mary Magdalene write a gospel?
It has no known author, and although it’s popularly known as a “gospel,” it’s not technically classed as one, as gospels generally recount the events during Jesus’ life, rather than beginning after his death.