Blessed Bartolomea of Siena

Also known as

  • Elisabetta



From her youth, Bartolomea had no interest in the world or the lavish life available to her, and preferred a life in fasting and prayer. She became a tertiary in the Servites of Mary, taking the name Elisabetta. Spiritual student of Blessed Francis Patrizzi; Bartolomea once saw a globe of fire over the head of Francis while he preached. Bartolomea, and her grave site, were known for healing miracles and delivering people from demonic possession.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bartolomea of Siena“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 May 2021. Web. 17 June 2021. <>