St. Catherine Laboure: Saint of the Day for Saturday, November 28, 2020
by Catholic Online on November 28, 2020 at 12:00 am
St. Catherine LabourĂ© was born in France on May 2, 1806 as the ninth of 11 children to Pierre and Madeleine LabourĂ©. In 1815, Catherine's mother passed away, leaving her 9-year-old daughter with the responsibility of caring for the household. After her mother's funeral, Catherine returned home and picked up a statue of the Blessed Virgin. Holding it close, she said, "Now you will be my mother." Growing up, Catherine was known for being a quiet and practical child, though she was extremely ...