Saint Rose of Viterbo

[Saint Rose of Viterbo]Also known as

  • Rosa of Viterbo
  • Rosa of Vieterbo

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Franciscan tertiary. At age three she brought a person back from death. Preached in the streets from age ten and led public processions praising Christ. Prophetess and subject to visions. Had the friendship of birds. Was repeatedly refused entrance to the Poor Clares, and in 1250 she was exiled for supporting the pope against Frederick II. After her death, Pope Alexander IV ordered her body laid to rest in the convent that had refused her.

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  • “Saint Rose of Viterbo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 February 2014. Web. 30 August 2014. <>