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Saints related to Patron-of-single-laywomen

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  • St. Margaret of Cortona
    St. Margaret of Cortona was born in 1247. She eloped with a nobleman after her father remarried. Her lover died nine years later, and she and her son took refuge with the Franciscan Friars in Cortona. She became a Franciscan tertiary and cared for the sick poor, later forming a congregation of Tertiary Sisters known as le Poverelle and founding a hospital. She died in 1297.
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  • St. Martha
    St. Martha was the sister of Mary and Lazarus. She served Jesus most literally, for he visited her home and she was the one to serve the meal and prepare the house. She is one of the few saints to have personal contact with Christ Himself.
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  • St. Zita
    St. Zita was born around 1212 in Monte Sagriti to a poor family. At age 12, Zita became a maid in a wealthy weaver's family at Lucca, Italy and remained in their employ for nearly 50 years. Her flexible schedule allowed her to serve the poor and sick. She died of natural causes in 1272.
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