Blessed Benvenuta of Perugia



One of the first of the Poor Clare nun, joining the Order in 1213 at the San Damiano convent in Assisi, Italy, and accepted into the Order by Saint Clare of Assisi herself. She became a friend, companion and spiritual student of Saint Clare, and testified in the canonization process of Saint Clare. She was considered a model of the virtues sought by Poor Clares.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Benvenuta of Perugia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 January 2019. Web. 21 June 2021. <>