Blessed Angelina di Marsciano

Blessed Angelina di MarscianoMemorial


Born to the Italian nobility, the daughter of the Duke of Marciano; her mother died when Angelina was 12. Married at age 15 to the Duke of Civitella, who agreed to honour the girl’s private vow of chastity. Widowed at age 17. Founded a convent for the Franciscan Sisters of the Third Order Regular at Foligno, Italy in 1397 to care for the sick, poor, widows and orphans. By the time of her death she was supervising 135 houses of tertiaries.




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  • “Blessed Angelina di Marsciano“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 July 2015. Web. 27 May 2016. <>