New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Christine of Stommeln


Virgin, born Stommeln, near Cologne, Germany in 1242; died in 1312. From very early youth she experienced visions and mystical trials. At the age of 12 she joined the Beguines and at 15 received the stigmata. Doubted and misunderstood, she was forced finally to leave the Beguines. She died in peace. Relics in church at Jülich, where, although not officially venerated by the Church, she is honored, 6 November.

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  • “Blessed Christine of Stommeln”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 September 2012. Web. 19 November 2018. <>