In Italy, FN
studied the Roman Catholic religion and meditation with Madre Santa Colomba
, Lady Superior of the Dames du Sacre Coeur
of Convent Trintià de Monti, whom she called her spiritual mother...
In addition to her formative relationship with Madre Santa Colomba
became a close friend during her trips to Rome in 1847 and 1850 of Lord
and Lady Herbert
. This couple, Sidney and...