New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi

detail of a statue of Saint Maria Magdalena of Pazzi; date and artist unknown; Estrela basilica, Lisbon, Portugal; photographed in April 2010 by Alvesgaspar, and a great job he did, too; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

Virgin, born Florence, Italy, 1566; died there, 1607. She joined the Discalced Carmelites, 1582, was professed in 1584, and elected superioress, 1604. Her life was a constant series of raptures and ecstasies, during which she gave utterance to wonderful maxims of Divine Love and counsels of spiritual perfection. Canonized, 1669. Relics in Carmelite convent, Florence. Feast, Roman Calendar, 29 May.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 August 2018. Web. 17 December 2018. <>