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She is called "the Penitent". St. Mary was given the name 'Magdalen' because, though a Jewish girl, she lived in a Gentile town called Magdale, in northern Galilee, and her culture and manners were those of a Gentile. St. Luke records that she was a notorious sinner, and had seven devils removed from her. She was present at Our Lords' Crucifixion, and with Joanna and Mary, the mother of James and Salome, at Jesus' empty tomb. Fourteen ... Continue Reading

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  1. Sendy Rivera
    6 years ago

    I'm doing a report on her. && i think he life story is very interesting i would like to learn more about her. :]

  2. Bridget Buras
    6 years ago

    we are doing a report on her and this is a great site to learn more about her

  3. Charley
    6 years ago

    I am doing a big report on saint Mary Magdaline! It is the last grade for the marking period! I got most of my good information here! My dad even likes it!

  4. Ashley
    6 years ago

    I am doing a report on her and it is so interesting to learn about her!! I really enjoy it!!

  5. lulu
    6 years ago

    i think that Mary Magdelene is an awesome saint!

  6. jackeline barrios
    6 years ago

    does any one know how old was mary magdalen?

  7. Karina Johnstone
    6 years ago

    this is my favorite saint.

  8. Katie
    6 years ago

    she was a prostitute but then when they went to stone her and Jesus saved her she started following him and then became a saint.

  9. Amber
    6 years ago

    Does anyone know when saint Mary Magdalen was born?

  10. maria
    6 years ago

    some actually say that mary magdala married Jesus but that is SO not true at all. That is nonsense.

  11. Mahina
    6 years ago

    Is it true that she was a prostitute?

  12. Karen Momber
    6 years ago

    The highlighted links say St. Mary's feast day is 6/29; yet the top of the article says 7/22

  13. J Christian
    6 years ago

    The identification of Mary Magdala with Mary Bethany is controversial in this earth world -- for some logical arguments see the Catholic Encyclopedia article elsewhere on this site. In the upper reaches of Paradise one would tend to believe them identical -- much as Thomas is Jesus's twin and John is brother of Jesus, thus also Mary Mother's sons, and Jesus is Son of Yahweh, for Ever and for Good

  14. J Christian
    6 years ago

    One should rather to see an Angel and ask then how was she fed? If as in the original, small bread and some wine and perhaps a little hummus...although one would imagine she of the resonant name Mary, probably was ecstatic enough, like Saint Therese Neumann, to subsist on whatever Angelic or earthen substance may have flown her way -- with such persons, we seem more like dumb waiters, asking for that End Time so we may have our explanations from the Kitchen...

  15. Gail
    6 years ago

    Is Mary Magdalene of Magdala the same Mary of Bethany?

  16. Rev. Michael Dominic
    6 years ago

    During the time of Mary Magdalene the sacraments weren't known as we do today. The preceding excerpt seems to suggest that the sacrament of Holy Eucharist and anointing of the sick (last sacraments) were explicitly in existence. While I like most of the presentation, I would ask that the author corrects the grey areas that could cause some confusion about sacraments.

  17. J Christian
    6 years ago

    Saint Mary Magdala pray for us pray all; pray you who knew Jesus as Jesus knew you pray; all we lesser sorts in our sullen sorditities, not cleansed of our first chakra whilst He Knew your seven all cleansed and shining still some many generations after; pray for us waifs in our own rudderless craft, wafting adrift on stormy Mediterraneans of sin, searching out some cave of relief amongst mountains in alien lands; pray pray for us at Jesus feet as He doth help thee rise to immortal embrace, touching for ever that Father's Son Face which hath this His Ever Day to Ever Ecstatic Shine, Amen Yahweh Father i have done my best, do some angels weep, or only penitential worthless me, Selah and a sigh for smiling Sophia

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