St. Margaret the Barefooted By: Margaret Murphy Growing Up She was born into a poor family at San Severino, Ancona, Italy. Married at fifteen, she suffered through ill treatment from her husband with prayer, while begging alms for the poor and sick. She walked as barefooted as the lowliest beggar. Older Childhood She was abused by her husband for years because of her dedication to the Church and to helping the poor and sick. She walked barefooted as a beggar to better associate herself with the poor. She died widowed in 1395 of natural causes. Feast Day St. Margaret’s feast day is August 27. This the day she is celebrated on this day in the Catholic church. Why I picked her I picked St. Margaret the Barefooted because my real name is Margaret. I hope for comformation I will chose her for my Saint. Some of her Pictures Thanks for reading!!!!!