St. Scholastica: The Insistent Twin Sister

St. Scholastica

February 10 Memorial of St. Scholastica Storms. Rain. Convulsive children. St. Scholastica can help!  She is the patron saint of all of these things—as well as the patron of nuns. The twin sister of St. Benedict, St. Scholastica was born around 480 and died on February 10, 547.  Even as small children, Benedict and Scholastica were devout.  When Benedict established his monastery for religious men at Monte Cassino, Scholastica founded a convent for women just five miles away, in … [Read more...]


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