S. Maria Maddalena delle Repentite
Community ID
 
2884
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Agostino
 
Town
 
Bologna
 
Diocese
 
Bologna
 
Region
 
Emilia-Romagna
 
Medieval Location
 
On the Via Barberia in the city.
 
Date Founded
 
1355
 
Date Terminated
 
1799
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded in 1355 as S. Maria Maddalena delle Repentite. The name was changed in 1532 to S. Agostino.

 
Incorporated Communities
 

In 1506 this community united with S. Maria Maddalena di Valdipietra and the name changed to S. Caterina da Siena. Nuns from the Repentite house appealed to Pope Julius II to be allowed to return to their house and changed their name to S. Agostino.

 
Early Documents
 

The earliest mention of this community was in the 14th century.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Much of this information is summarized from I monasteri femminili à Bologna tra il XIII e il XVII secolo.

 
Contributors
 
Sherri Johnson