StCatherine of Genoa.Denys Savchenko.StCatherines Genoa IT

Denys Savchenko: St. Catherine of Genoa, in the church named for her in that city. She was the daughter of the city’s viceroy and a married woman when she had a religious experience that caused her to devote much of her time and resources to nursing the victims of plague in Genoa from 1497-1501. She wrote a book about that, as well as the mystical experiences that propelled her forward, published 41 years after her death.

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