Saint Margaret the Barefooted

Memorial

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Born poor. Married at 15 to an Italian gentleman, and abused for years by her husband for her attachment to the Church and her perceived ministry to the poor. She gave up shoes, dressed and appeared as a beggar to better associate herself with the poor. Widowed.

Born

Died

  • 1395 of natural causes

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Margaret the Barefooted“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 August 2013. Web. 20 April 2014. <>