Book of Saints – Mary Magdalen dei Pazzi


(Saint) Virgin (May 25) (17th century) Born A.D. 1566, from her childhood she gave evident signs of sanctity to come, and in her sixteenth year entered the Carmelite Convent of Florence. In spite of weak health, she practised, all her life long, every sort of self-denial; and her wonderful humility and patience, especially during long periods of spiritual desolation, drew her ever nearer to the Foot of Christ’s Cross. She was tenderly devoted to the worship of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, and from time to time enjoyed heavenly consolations reaching the mysterious state of ecstasy, particularly after having received Holy Communion. Her death, preceded by three years of intense bodily suffering, occurred May 25, A.D. 1607.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Mary Magdalen dei Pazzi”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 December 2014. Web. 21 November 2019. <>