Posts Tagged ‘Saint Rita’

Happy Easter!

In a prior post on Saint Rita, I chose a detail of this image of the Virgin and Child (Rita is second from the left, in her nun’s white wimple and veil.) This work was painted by Pier Paolo Agabiti around 1500, only fifty years after Rita’s death, and is still kept in her beloved […]

Saint Rita of Cascia, patroness of lost causes

This is the most personal post I will have written for this blog, but, as my publication date draws ever closer (tomorrow, in fact) I find it impossible not to mention Saint Rita. A few years ago, while I was writing Mistress of the Revolution, things were not going well in my life. At that […]