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The history of the Church is full of many female / women Catholic saints, who received recognition for great deeds or meritorious conduct. Many lost their lives in defense of the faith, while others were themselves the mothers of important saints. Many were also honored for their contributions to the Church and their community.

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Bl. Maria Teresa Ferragud Roig, and Blesseds Maria Jesus, Maria Veronica, and Maria Felicidad Masia Bl. Maria Boznel St. Maria Crocifissa Di Rosa St. Maria de Cerevellon St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello St. Mary Frances of the Five Wounds of Jesus St. Maria Giuseppe Rossello St. Maria Goretti St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala ~ Mother Lupita Bl. Maria Liberata Pallota St. Maria Magdalen Dei Pazzi St. Maria Magdalen of Canossa St. Maria Michaela Desmaisieres St. Mariana St. Mariana de Paredes St. Marianne Cope Bl. Maria Pilar Martinez Garcia & Companions St. Maria Soledad Bl. Marie Rivier St. Marie Claude Brard St. Marie Croissy St. Marie Dufour St. Marie Hanisset St. Marie Magdalen Desjardin St. Marie Magdalen Fontaine St. Marie Magdalen Postel St. Marie Meunier Bl. Marie of the Incarnation Bl. Marie Rose Durocher St. Marie Teresa Couderc St. Marie Trezelle St. Marina St. Martha St. Martha St. Martha Wang St. Martina Martyrs of Japan Martyrs of Lesbos Martyrs of Orange St. Mary Salome Bl. Mary Bartholomea Bagnesi Bl. Mary Angela Truszkowska Bl. Mary Tokuan & Mary Choun St. Mary Clopas St. Mary Di Rosa St. Mary of Egypt Bl. Mary Guengoro St. Mary MacKillop St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi Bl. Mary Magdalen Kiota St. Mary Magdalen Postel St. Mary Magdalene St. Mary Salome Bl. Mary Tanaura St. Mary the Consoler St. Mary the Slave Bl. Mary Tokuan & Mary Choun Mary the Blessed Virgin St. Mathilda St. Matilda St. Matrona St. Maura St. Maura Troyes St. Maurontus St. Maxellendis St. Maxentia of Beauvais St. Maxima of Rome St. Mechtildis St. Mechtildis of Helfta St. Medana St. Melangell St. Melania St. Melania the Elder St. Melitina St. Mella St. Menefrida St. Menehould St. Menna St. Merewenna St. Merewenna St. Merryn St. Messalina St. Milburga St. Mildgytha St. Mildred St. Mildred Bl. Miriam Teresa Demjanovich Bl. Fr. Miroslav Bulesic St. Modesta St. Modwenna St. Monegundis St. Monennaa St. Monessa St. Monica St. Mother Theodore Guerin St. Morwenna St. Musa of Rome St. Myrope St. Namadia St. Narcisa De Jesus Martillo Moran Bl. Narcisa de Jesus Martillo Moran St. Natalia of Nicomedia Bl. Nemesia Valle St. Nennoc St. Nicarete Bls. Nicholas and Anne Giustiniani St. Nino St. Non St. Notburga St. Notburga St. Notburga St. Obitius St. Odilia St. Offa St. Olga St. Oliva St. Olympias St. Opportuna Bl. Osanna of Cattaro St. Osburga St. Osmanna St. Osmanna St. Osyth St. Paschasia St. Patricia St. Paula St. Paula St. Paula Frasinetti St. Pega St. Pelagia St. Pelagia of Antioch St. Pelagia of Tarsus St. Perseveranda St. Petronilla St. Pharaildis St. Philomena St. Philomena of San Severino St. Phoebe St. Photina St. Pierre-Francois Neron Bl. Pina Suriano St. Placide Viel
St. Placidia St. Platonides St. Pomposa St. Potamioene the Younger St. Praxedes St. Principia St. Prisca St. Priscilla St. Pudentiana St. Puicheria Augusta St. Pusinna St. Quiteria St. Rachilidis St. Radegunde St. Rafqa St. Regina St. Reineldis St. Relindis of Maaseik St. Reparata St. Restituta St. Restituta of Sora St. Rhipsime St. Rhuddlad St. Richardis St. Richrudis St. Rita St. Rita Amada de Jesus St. Rita of Cascia St. Romana St. Romlua St. Rosalia Bl. Rosalie Rendu St. Rose Venerini Bl. Rose Chretien St. Rose of Lima St. Rose Philippine Duchesne St. Rusticula St. Saethryth St. Salaberga Bl. Salomea of Poland Sts. Salome & Judith St. Samthan St. Samthann St. Samthann St. Saturnina St. Savina of Milan Bl. Savina Petrilli St. Scholastica St. Secundina St. Senorina St. Seraphina St. Serapia St. Serenus the Gardener St. Severa St. Severa St. Sexburga St. Sofia St. Susanna St. Syncletica St. Tabitha St. Talida St. Tanca St. Tarbula St. Tarsicia St. Tarsilla St. Teath St. Teresa Kim Im-i St. Teresa of Avila St. Teresa de los Andes St. Teresa Margaret Redi Bl.Teresa of Calcutta St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars St. Teresa of Portugal St. Tetta St. Thais Sts. Thea & Valentina St. Thecla St. Thecla of Kitzingen St. Theobald of Provins St. Theoctiste of Lesbos St. Theodichildis St. Theodora St. Theodora & Didymus St. Theodora St. Theodora St. Theodora of Alexandria St. Theodosia St. Theodosia of Constantinople St. Theorigitha (Tortgyth) St. Theresa Coudere St. Therese of Lisieux St. Thordgith St. Tigridia St. Tochmura St. Trea St. Triduana St. Trypbaena St. Tryphonia St. Tudy St. Tydfil St. Ulphia St. Ursula Bl. Ursulina of Parma St. Valentina & Thea St. Valeria of Limoges St. Valeria of Milan St. Venaranda St. Verena St. Veridiana St. Veronica St. Veronica Giuliani St. Victoria St. Victoria of Tivoli St. Victoria of Tivoli Bl. Victoria Strata Bl. Vilana of Florence Bl. Villana de'Botti St. Vincentia Maria Lopez Y Vicuna St. Vincenza Gerosa St. Vincenza Mary Lopez y Vicuna St. Vissia St. Vitalina St. Walburga St. Wastrada St. Werburg St. Werburga St. Wiborada St. Wilfretrudis St. Wilfrida St. Wilgefortis St. Wiltrudis St. Wiltrudis St. Winebald St. Winifred St. Winifred St. Withburga St. Wivina St. Wulfhilda Bl. Yvette St. Zdislava of Lemberk St. Zita St. Zita

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St. Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church. She was born in 1656, in the Mohawk village of Ossernenon. Her mother was an Algonquin, who was captured by the Mohawks and who took a Mohawk chief for her ... continue reading

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St. Michael the Archangel

Saint Michael the Archangel isn't a saint, but rather he is an angel, and the leader of all angels and of the army of God. This is what the title "Archangel" means, that he is above all the others in rank. St. Michael has four main responsibilities or offices, as we ... continue reading



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St. Julie Billiart

St. Julie (Julia) Billiart was born in 1751 and died in 1816. As a child, playing "school" was Julie's favorite game. When she was sixteen, to help support her family, she began to teach "for real". She sat on a haystack during the noon recess and told the biblical ... continue reading

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St. Francis of Paola

Francis was born at Paola, Italy and was educated at the Franciscan friary of San Marco there, and when fifteen became a hermit near Paola. In 1436, he and two companions began a community that is considered the foundation of the Minim Friars. He built a monastery ... continue reading



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