SS. Leonardo e Orsola
Community ID
 
2907
 
Diocese
 
Bologna
 
Region
 
Emilia-Romagna
 
Medieval Location
 
Via S. Vitale
 
Date Terminated
 
1799
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

The first mention of this community appears in 1546.
This was a new nunnery for the community of S. Orsolina, which was also called S. Maria delle Vergini. The old nunnery had been damaged by war.

 
Secondary Sources
 

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

 
Contributors
 
Sherri Johnson