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Poets in the Catholic Tradition

Abhishiktananda, Swami (Henri Le Saux) (1910 - 1973)
Dante Alighieri (1265? - 1321)
  Aonghus of the Divinity (16th Century)
Boethius (480? - 525)
Catherine of Siena (1347 - 1380)
Clare of Assisi (1193? - 1254)
  Richard Crashaw (1613 - 1649)
Francis of Assisi (1181 - 1226)
Dame Catherine Gascoigne (1600 - 1676)
Hadewijch (13th Century)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889)
  Isaac of Stella (1100 - 1169)
Rolf Jacobsen (1907 - 1994)
Jacopone da Todi (Jacopone Benedetti) (1230 - 1306)
John of the Cross (1542 - 1591)
Luis de Leon (1527 - 1591)
Ramon Llull (1232 - 1315)
Mechthild of Magdeburg (1207 - 1297)
Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)
Czeslaw Milosz (1911 - 2004)
Gabriela Mistral (1889 - 1957)
John O'Donohue (1956 - 2008)
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
  Marguerite Porete (1260? - 1310)
Angelus Silesius (1624 - 1677)
Edith Stein (1891 - 1942)
Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)
Therese of Lisieux (1873 - 1897)
Francis Thompson (1859 - 1907)
J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973)


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Related Links:

  Catholic Encyclopedia
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/

A good resource for biographical information on Catholic saints.
  Roman Catholic Saints by Name
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Saints/

Brief biographies on many Catholic saints.
  Catholic Online
http://www.catholic.org/

Many resources on Roman Catholicism, including a good section on saints.
  A Guide to Catholic Saints
http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-a-guide-to-catholic-saints.aspx

A very helpful resource page with many links to information on Catholic saints -- their lives, their writings, FAQs, martyrdom, relics, etc.
 

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