Saint Ubaldesca Taccini

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Saint Ubaldesca Taccini
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Ubaldesca Taccini, fresco at the Museum of the Order of St John, London
Religious
Born1136
Calcinaia
Died1205
Pisa
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
Major shrineChurch of Saint John the Baptist, Calcinaia
Feast28 May
PatronageCalcinaia , Les Useres - Barri de Santa Ubaldesca (España)

Saint Ubaldesca Taccini (Calcinaia, 1136 – Pisa, 1205) was an Italian Catholic nun and member of the Order of Saint John. Her feast day is celebrated on 28 May.[1]

En la villa de Les Useres (España), existen unos gozos antiguos de la Santa datados en la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII con la iconografía característica de la Orden militar de Malta o Sanjuanista cuya devoción en este municipio de la antigua Tenencia de l'Alcalatén se inició con[2]...

Biography[edit]

Ubaldesca was born in the Republic of Pisa from a modest family, she dedicated herself to charity helping the poor and sick since early years. Among the miracles attributed to her the most famous is the ability to turn water from the water well in the Church of the Santo Sepolcro in Pisa into wine. Her relics are kept in the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Calcinata, her native town.

Ubaldesca is considered one of the most influential saints of Pisa along with Bona of Pisa, Guido della Gherardesca and Rainerius. St. Ubaldesca Church in Paola (Malta) is dedicated to her.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Ubaldesca - Virgin of the Order of Malta". www.smom-za.org. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  2. ^ El Pleit entre la Vila dÁtzeneta i la Vila de les Useres (1635-1722). José. Rubio Miguel. Castelló: Diputació de Castelló. 2016. ISBN 978-84-15301-65-3. OCLC 953931489.CS1 maint: others (link)

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