St. Catherine’s Foot

I’ve prayed in front of St. Catherine of Siena’s head and one or two of her fingers when I was in Siena. I’ve prayed countless times in front of her tomb here in Rome, which is just a few blocks from where I live. And I thought that as far as major relics of her go, that was it. I was wrong.

Here is one of her feet, which I discovered in the Basilica of Saints John and Paul in Venice:

Click to see it larger and so see a bit of the detail of the foot inside the reliquary.

Click to see it larger and so see a bit of the detail of the foot inside the reliquary.

St. Catherine of Siena, pray for us.

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