Mary Magdalen, Saint


Mary Magdalen, Saint
Mary Magdalen, Saint
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  • Mary Magdalen, Saint —    A follower of Christ who became one of the great examples of the repentant sinner. Mary Magdalen s legend seems to be a conflation of various episodes from the lives of more than one woman. Prior to her acceptance of Christ, she was a… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Mary Magdalene, Saint — flourished 1st century, Palestine; feast day July 22 Follower of Jesus and the first person to see the resurrected Christ. According to Luke 8:2 and Mark 16:9, Jesus cleansed her of seven demons. She accompanied him in Galilee, and she witnessed… …   Universalium

  • Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy — (1606) is a painting by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 1610). Caravaggio s Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy (or variations on that name) exists in at least eighteen copies, of which this version, in a private collection in… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Mary Magdalen De' Pazzi —     St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi     Carmelite Virgin, born 2 April, 1566; died 25 May, 1607. Of outward events there were very few in the saint s life. She came of two noble families, her… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio — was born in Italy in the 19th century and died in 1905 at the age of 71.[1] She was a member of the Poor Clare Sisters of the Primitive Observance of San Damiano.[2] She worked as a missionary in the United States, founding a convent in Omaha,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Magdalen de' Pazzi, Saint — • Biography of the 17th century Carmelite mystic Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mary Magdalen — noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus • Syn: ↑Mary Magdalene, ↑St. Mary Magdalene, ↑St. Mary Magdalen • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sinner, ↑evildoer, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • The College of Saint Mary Magdalen — Motto Gaudium et spes Established 1973 Type Private Religious affiliation Roman Catholic President George Harne …   Wikipedia

  • St. Mary Magdalen —     St. Mary Magdalen     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Mary Magdalen     Mary Magdalen was so called either from Magdala near Tiberias, on the west shore of Galilee, or possibly from a Talmudic expression meaning curling women s hair, which the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Mary Magdalen — noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus • Syn: ↑Mary Magdalene, ↑St. Mary Magdalene, ↑Mary Magdalen • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sinner, ↑evildoer, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary