Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Amata

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Her feast day was formerly June 9. Amata was sister to Blessed Diana and Cecilia in the community of Saint Agnes at Bologna, a niece of Saint Clare, and a good friend of Saint Dominic. Saint Clare healed Amata of a disease and thereby converted her heart to the life of the cloister. According to legend, Dominic give her the moniker “Amata,” meaning ‘beloved,’ and very probably sent her to the convent. There is a Sister Amata from whom Saint Dominic is said to have cast out seven devils, but it is probably not this one. This is all that is known of her. Amata is in the Franciscan martyrologies

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