St. Mary Magdalen

St. Mary Magdalen was a sinner who repented before Jesus. She anointed Jesus and used her hair to wash his feet. Jesus also exorcised Mary Magdalen. She became a dedicated friend and follow of Jesus. The saint was also visited by Jesus after he rose from the dead. St. Mary Magdalen is patron saint of penitent women and apothecaries.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.