Catherine Doherty

Over the years Catherine authored dozens of books; her award-winning book Poustinia was hailed as a “modern spiritual classic” and translated into many languages. More information about Catherine’s life and works can be found at Madonna House Apostolate's main website

Catherine Doherty was a woman who said ‘yes’ again and again to God’s call. Her life was not a simple one but encompassed a vast array of experiences that challenged and purified her faith in God. Catherine Doherty died on December 14, 1985. The cause for her canonization has been officially opened in the Catholic Church.
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