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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Bridget of Sweden
Bridget now devoted herself entirely to practices of religion and asceticism, and to religious undertakings.
Bridget now founded a new religious congregation, the Brigittines, or Order of St. Saviour, whose chief monastery, at Vadstena, was richly endowed by King Magnus and his queen (1346).
To obtain confirmation for her institute, and at the same time to seek a larger sphere of activity for her mission, which was the moral uplifting of the period, she journeyed to Rome in 1349, and remained there until her death, except while absent on pilgrimages, among them one to the Holy Land in 1373.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02782a.htm   (557 words)

 Saints of July 23
Bridget was the daughter of Birger, the wealthy governor of Upland, Sweden, and his second wife, Ingeborg, the daughter of the governor of East Gothland.
Bridget's personal revelations, which were to make her famous later, were already guiding her opinions on subjects as varied as the necessity of washing, to the terms for peace between England and France.
Bridget prescribed a constitution, which was said to have been dictated to her by the Savior in a vision.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0723.htm   (3452 words)

 GiGiBeads - St. Bridget of Sweden Chaplet
St Birgitta of Sweden and Her Revelaciones - Short biography of this contemporary of Julian of Norwich, with numerous hyperlinks to related topics.
Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373) - A biography of the religious founder and co-patroness of Europe.
This stunning Anglican Chaplet, in honor of St. Bridget of Sweden, features a simple pewter cross, a book (she recorded the revelations given her in her visions), a shell (a sign of pilgrimage) and an Angel (she is often depicted as a nun writing with an angel hovering over her shoulder).
www.gigibeads.net /prayerbeads/saints/bridgetsweden.html   (1738 words)

 Sweden HQ : Bridget Of Sweden
Founded in 1346 by St. Brigit, or Bridget, of Sweden at Vadstena in the Dioceseof Linköping.
A short biography of St. Bridget, her influence on Margery Kempe, bibliography,Bridget's visions of the Crucifixion and of the Nativity.
Sweden HQ excludes all liability of any kind (including negligence) in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, this Website.
www.swedenhq.com /bridgetofsweden/index.php   (721 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Bridget of Sweden
Her father was one of the greatest landowners in the country, her mother was known widely for her piety, and the family were descendants of the Swedish royal house.
Bridget began receiving visions, most of the Crucifixion, at age seven.
Mother of eight children including Saint Catherine of Sweden; some of the other children ignored the Church.
www.catholicforum.com /saints/saintb07.htm   (521 words)

 St Bridget of Sweden dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Born the daughter of a governor, Bridget married Ulf Gudmarsson when she was just fourteen.
Her daughter, Catherine of Sweden, also was canonized as a saint of the church.
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chi.gospelcom.net /morestories/bridgit.shtml   (621 words)

 Bridget of Sweden, Saint - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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