(1248–1309) Penitent and mystical writer, born Foligno, Italy; died there. She was a worldly and frail woman who, after her conversion, established a community at Foligno of the Third Order of Saint Francis. Her “Book of Visions and Instructions” record the history of her conversion. She is represented being invited by Our Lord to receive Holy Commumion; and chaining the devil. Relics in church of Saint Francis, Foligno. Feast, Franciscan Calendar, 4 January.