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Friday, October 29, 2010

Saint Bridget of Sweden


The Pope dedicated this week`s General Audience to the Life and Works of St Bridget of Sweden (1303 -1373)

It is the latest talk in the series relating to holy women in the Medieval Period. The full talk is at Zenit at this link http://www.zenit.org/article-30775?l=english

It is of interest to note that Bridget, although both foundress and lawgiver, was never a member of her order, never wore the habit of the order and which she had described from her visions, never was a nun, in fact. And perhaps never prayed the office she left for her Nuns.