S. Maria Maddalena
Community ID
 
594
 
Town
 
Schiavonia (Near the city of Urbino)
 
Diocese
 
Urbino
 
Region
 
Marche
 
Dedication
 
Saints Peter and Paul [1325]
 
Date Founded
 
1265
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Congregation
 
S. Sperandia or Santuccie
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by S. Santuccia of Gubbio

 
Notable Heads
 

S. Santuccia of Gubbio was the first abbess, and later nominated as abbess sister Francesca, who had been her disciple.

 
Population Counts
 

1354: 12 sisters + Abbess Margherita de Arinimo

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

In 1308, the sisters rendered obedience to Sister Donata, abbess of S. Maria in Julia, Rome.

 
Early Documents
 

16 May, 1308 [see "Other Ecclesiastical Affiliations," below]; 1325: announcement that the church will be dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul, and that all penitents will undergo a 40-day penance.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder; Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1265
 
Length
 
867