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Saint Bridget of Sweden

Saint Bridget of Sweden

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Item Number: P161

Size: 10 1/2"� (26.7cm)
(Brigid, Birgitta) [1303-1373] was a noblewoman married to a Swedish prince. Widowed, she founded a monastery and an order of women (Order of the Most Holy Redeemer) known as the "Bridgettines."� She wrote down her visions and revelations. She died in Rome on her return from Jerusalem. She is shown in the habit of her order, with her pilgrim's staff holding a heart with a cross and kicking aside her crown. She is the patron of Sweden. Her feast is July 23

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