Blessed Louise degli Albertoni

detail from the painting 'The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni Distributing Alms', by Giovanni Battista Gaulli, c.1670; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Louisa Albertoni
  • Ludovica Albertoni Cetera

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Born to a wealthy and prominent family. Married to James de Citara. Mother of three. Widowed in 1506. Franciscan tertiary. She spent her fortune and ruined her health in caring for the poor. Given to religious ecstasies, she was known as a miracle worker, and had the gift of levitation.

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  • “Blessed Louise degli Albertoni“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 December 2014. Web. 18 December 2014. <>