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  • During Month of Souls, Recall Mystic, St. Gertrude the Great

    11/16/2006 7:21:12 PM PST · by Salvation · 19 replies · 1,495+ views ^ | 11-16-06 | Susan Tassone
    DURING MONTH OF SOULS, A SAINT TO RECALL IS MYSTIC KNOWN AS 'GERTRUDE THE GREAT' By Susan TassoneWhen it comes to rescuing souls in the netherworld, one has to mention the great Saint Gertrude.This month that is dedicated to the poor souls, let us know quickly that Saint Gertrude was born in Eisleben, Thuringia, in 1256. That's in Germany. As a young girl she was placed in the care of the Benedictine nuns at Rodalsdorf where she became a nun in the same monastery and was elected Abbess.   St. Gertrude dedicated herself to the pursuit of perfection and gave herself over...