Saint Catherine of Bologna was an Italian nun, artist, and saint. She was raised in the court of the Duke of Ferrara where she received training in reading, music, singing, and drawing.
She wrote a variety of religious works and became the abbess of a convent in Bologna. It is cited that she experienced many visions of the Saints, the Blessed Mother and of Christ.
Her life was one of piety and devotion to the Lord.
She is the patron saint of artists, temptations, and Bologna, Italy. Her feast day is March 9th.