Angela Merici, Saint
Angela Merici, Saint
Biography of the founder of the Ursulines, who died in 1540

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  • Angela Merici, Saint — ▪ Roman Catholic saint born March 21, 1470/74, Desenzano, republic of Venice [Italy] died Jan. 27, 1540, Brescia; canonized May 24, 1807; feast day January 27       founder of the Ursuline (q.v.) order, the oldest order of women in the Roman… …   Universalium

  • Angela Merici,Saint — An·gel·a Me·ri·ci (ăn jə lə mə rēʹchē), Saint. 1474 1540. Italian Roman Catholic nun who founded the Ursuline order (1535). * * * …   Universalium

  • Angela Merici — Saint Angela De Merici Saint Angela Merici as a teacher. 19th century devotional painting, by P. Calzavacca Virgin; Founder of the Order of Ursulines Born 21 March 1474( …   Wikipedia

  • Angela Merici — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Angela de Mérici Fundadora Nacimiento 1470 Italia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Merici, Saint Angela — • Biography of the founder of the Ursulines, who died in 1540 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Angela Merici — (1474–1540)    Saint and Order Founder.    Angela was born in Desenzano, Italy. In her youth she joined a Franciscan Tertiary Order and devoted herself to a life of nursing and education. During a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1524, she suddenly …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Angèla Mérici — Angèle Mérici Pour les articles homonymes, voir Angèle. Statue d Angèle Merici à Desenzano Sainte Angèle Mérici, née à Desenzano (Italie) c.1470 et décédé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Angela Merici — biographical name Saint 1474? 1540 Italian religious & founder of Ursuline order …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Angela Merici — /ahn je lah me rddee chee/ Saint, 1474 1540, Italian ecclesiastic, founder of the Ursuline order. * * * …   Universalium

  • Angela Merici — /andʒələ məˈritʃi/ (say ahnjuhluh muh reechee) noun Saint, 1474?–1540, Italian Roman Catholic nun; founded the Ursuline order in 1535 …   Australian English dictionary

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