A little bit about the upcoming docu-drama on EWTN about St. Catherine of Sienna that will air this Sunday night at 9 PM CST.
She is one of the most important figures in Church history – one of only four female doctors out of the 36 doctors of the Church. Yet St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th Century mystic, was only 24 when she began her public mission, which lasted just eight years. Despite living at a time when most women were regarded as little more than chattel, she managed to accomplish things that seemed impossible for anyone, much less a female.
This spiritual dynamo also happens to be the subject of new EWTN docu-drama “St. Catherine of Siena” by Writer/Producer/Director Elisabetta Valgiusti, who is well-known to EWTN audiences for her courageous documentaries on religious persecution around the world. (Airs 10 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 24; 5 a.m. ET, Thursday, April 28; 10 a.m. ET, Friday, April 29; and 1 a.m. ET, Saturday, April 30.)
“How alive she was!” says Valgiusti. “She…
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