30 April – Saint Catherine of Siena

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

La vie des saints 

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Stories of the Saints for Children First Series by Mary Seymour.

Maidens of Hallowed Names by Charles Piccirillo.

Memorials of the Blessed: A Series of Short Lives of the Saints by Charles B. Fairbanks.

Legends of the Blessed Sacrament Gathered from the History of the Church and the Lives of the Saints by Emily Mary Shapcote.

In God’s Garden: Stories of the Saints for Little Children by Amy Steedman.

Short Lives of the Dominican Saints

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

The Life of Saint Catherine of Siena by Raymond of Capua

Writings of Saint Catherine

Documenta Catholica Omnia (two entries)

The Dialogue of Saint Catherine of Siena

Saint Catherine of Siena as Seen in Her Letters

“Unpublished Letters of Saint Catherine of Sena” (in Italian)

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Online Exhibit: The Saints of Siena

The Chapel of Saint Catherine in the church of San Domenico in SienaHer head in that chapelAnd the rest of her body beneath the high altar of the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome (see also)

Transito di Santa Caterina da Siena in Rome

Santa Caterina a Magnanapoli in Rome

14C Mystical Marriage

Giovanni di Paolo – Before the Pope at Avignon, Mystical Marriage, Exchanging Her Heart with Christ, Miraculous Communion, Beseeching Christ to Resurrect Her Mother, Receiving the Stigmata, Invested with the Dominican Habit, And the Beggar, Dictating Her Dialogues, Death

15C Saint Catherine of Siena by Carlo Crivelli

Piccolimini Library in the Duomo of SienaCanonization of Saint Catherine

Disputation of Saint Catherine in the Palazzi Pontifici in the Vatican

Capella di Santa Caterina in San Domenico, Siena

16C Miraculous Communion

16C Receiving the Stigmata

16C Mystical Marriage

17C Saint Catherine of Siena

18C Ecstasy of Saint Catherine

The iconographic theme of The Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine of AlexandriaList of paintings


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.

Customs & Devotions

Prayer to Saint Catherine for the Promotion of Studies

Prayers to Saint Catherine of Siena

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

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