July 24th in German History: The Birth of Christina von Stommeln

A lesser-known religious figure, Christina von Stommeln was a German mystic and ecstatic who pre-dated better known women like Joan of Arc. She was born on July 24th, 1242. Christina was the daughter of farmers who lived in the village of Stommeln. She reportedly began to experience visions at the age of five, and refusedContinue reading “July 24th in German History: The Birth of Christina von Stommeln”