16 November, Tuesday – Dying a Noble Death

Memorial for St. Gertrude (1256 – 1301/2) Saint Gertrude was born on the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 1256, in Eisleben, Thuringia. As a girl, she was educated by the Benedictine nuns at Helfta and was particularly talented at literature and philosophy. Gertrude was confided to the care of Mechtilde, the younger sister of... Continue Reading →

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