New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Angela of Foligno

17th century print of Blessed Angela of Foligno; artist unknown; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(12481309) 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.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Angela of Foligno”. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 October 2010. Web. 23 September 2021. <>