S. Katharina
Community ID
 
2533
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Katherine
 
Town
 
Hagenau
 
Diocese
 
Straßburg
 
Modern Location
 
Hagenau, in the lower Alsace.
 
Dedication
 
S. Katherine (needs verification); S. Mary Magdalene; S. Margaret
 
Date Founded
 
1300 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1571 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Penitential Order of S. Mary Magdalene
 
Rule
 
Augustinian (presumably; needs verification)
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of religious women belonging to the Penitential order of S. Mary Magdalene was founded circa 1300. In 1473 the community moved into the abandoned hermitage of S. Katherine. The community existed until 1571.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin contains a manuscript of the sermons of Meister Eckhart, dating from the fourteenth century, which belonged to this community, #Germ. 8o12.

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

The only literary source from this community is a copy of the sermons of Meister Eckhart (see manuscript sources).

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research on this community is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1300
 
Date Finished
 
1571
 
Length
 
730