Alsatian theologian and reformer / c. 1497-1562 / born Katharina Schütz, daughter of a carpenter in Strasbourg / 1521 reformation sermons by Matthäus Zell in Münster, 1523 married by Bucer / had an open pastoral home providing hospitality and diaconal ministry, at times up to 100 people / 1529 took in Zwingli and Oekolampadius on their way to the Marburg Disputation / 1538 with Matthäus Zell in Wittenberg to see Luther / 1543 co-initiator of the Wilhelmerstift to support poor scholars / publication in 1524 of a consolation for refugees of faith, 1536 hymnal, 1557 treatise on the City of Strasbourg