Borgo Mortara
Community ID
 
682
 
Town
 
Novara
 
Diocese
 
Novara
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Date Founded
 
1482 (June 25)
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares
 
Rule
 
S. Chiara
 
Foundation Information
 

approved by Pope Sixtus IV

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Sisters Cecilia Codognada and Ippolita de Melignano were considered to be the most pious.

 
Incorporated By
 

In 1530, the monastery was brought under the discipline of Osservanti.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1482
 
Length
 
227