New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Juliana Falconieri

statue of Saint Juliana Falconieri; Pietro Paolo Campi, date unknown; Basilica of Saint Peter, Vatican City, Rome, Italy; photographed on 25 May 2013 by Christoph Wagener; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Virgin, foundress of the Servite Tertiaries, born Florence, Italy, 1270; died there, 1341. She was a niece of Saint Alexis Falconieri; through his influence she consecrated herself from early youth to the religious life. In 1285 she received from Saint Philip Benizi, General of the Servites, the habit of the Third Order of the Servites. In 1305, with several companions, she founded the first convent of the Sisters of the Third Order of Servites, where she remained superior until her death; the purpose of the congregation was the care of the sick. Canonized, 1737. Relics at Saint Annunziata, Florence. Feast, Roman Calendar, 19 June.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Juliana Falconieri”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 August 2018. Web. 18 September 2021. <>