Did you know that there are seven Dominican Sister Saints who have been elevated to the status of Blessed within the Dominican Order of Preachers? Did you know that Mary Magdalene is known as the Protectress of the Dominican Order of Preachers? Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections present a series of Library exhibitions highlighting the religious women of the Dominican Order through renaissance art..
The exhibits celebrate these extraordinary Saints who possessed unshakable and inspirational faith in the Lord. These women overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles presented by their families, friends, and society in order to fulfill God’s plan for their lives. Individuals highlighted in the exhibit will include: St. Agnes of Montepulciano, St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Catherine de Ricci, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Rose of Lima, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Margaret of Hungary.