November 24 – Catherine of Alexandria

Catherine of Alexandria (ca. 282–ca. 305) was the daughter of the governor of Alexandria (later traditions make him a king), and given a top-notch education in the pagan philosophy of the day. What she knew about Aristotle would make Thomas Aquinas (Jan 28) blush, and she knew her Plato, too. Her parents were determined to… Continue reading November 24 – Catherine of Alexandria