Saint of the day

19 November
Saint Mechtildis of Helfta(13th century)        
St. Mechtildis was born to a noble family in Heifta, Saxony, and was placed in a Benedictine convent at age seven.        

Mechtildis was a mystic, and aided St. Gertrude with her Book of Special Graces or The Revelation of St. Mechtildis. ©