St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
Giorgio di Biandrate
The Blessed Giorgio di Biandrate, or Giorgio da Orazio di Biandrate (died 1483) was a member of the family of the counts of San Giorgio Canavese in north-west Italy. His body is interred in the parish...
John Morosini
The Blessed John Morosini, O.S.B., (+1012) was a Venetian abbot, who founded the noted Monastery of St. George in that city.Morosoni was born in Venice and was a member of the illustrious Morosini fam...
Justin de Jacobis
Saint Justin de Jacobis (9 October 1800 – 31 July 1860) was an Italian Lazarist missionary who became Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia and titular Bishop of Nilopolis.
He was born at San Fele, Provinc...
St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
Firmina
Saint Firmina or Fermina is a Roman Catholic Italian saint and virgin martyr. She is the patron saint of Civitavecchia, and Amelia Cathedral is dedicated to her.She is said to have lived in the 3rd ce...
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St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
Humilis of Bisignano
Saint Humilis de Bisignano (Italian: Umile de Bisignano) (August 26, 1582 – 26 November 1637) a Franciscan, is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church.
Peter Chrysologus
Peter Chrysologus (Greek: Ἅγιος Πέτρος ὁ Χρυσολόγος, Petros Chrysologos meaning Peter the "golden-worded") (c. 380 – c. 450) was Bishop of Ravenna from about 433 until his death. He is known as th...
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Giulia Salzano
Saint Giulia Salzano (October 13, 1846 – May 17, 1929) was the founder of the Congregation of the Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1905. She was raised and educated by the Sisters ...
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Zita
Saint Zita (c. 1212 – 27 April 1272; also known as Sitha or Citha) is an Italian saint, the patron saint of maids and domestic servants. She is often appealed to in order to help find lost keys.
S...
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Anathalon
Anathalon (or Anatalius, Anatolius, Italian: Anatalone, Anatalo, Anatolio, Byzantine Greek: Ανατόλιος) was the first recorded Bishop of Milan and lived at the end 2nd-century or early 3rd-century....
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Orontius of Lecce
Saint Orontius of Lecce (Italian: Sant'Oronzo, Oronzio, Aronzo) is venerated as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, along with two other figures associated with his legend, Fortunatus and Justus...
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Himerius of Bosto
Saint Himerius (Imerio, Imier) of Bosto is venerated as a pilgrim and martyr. He is venerated in the province of Varese jointly with Gemolus (Gemolo), who was martyred with him. (Some scholars belie...
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Verdiana
Saint Verdiana (Virginia Margaret del Mazziere) (1182 – 10 February 1242) is an Italian saint.Born at Castelfiorentino, Tuscany, of a noble family, somewhat impoverished but still prestigious, V...
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Bona of Pisa
Bona of Pisa (c. 1156–1207) was a nun who helped lead travellers on pilgrimages. In 1962, she was canonized a saint in the Catholic Church by Pope John XXIII. She is considered the patron saint of tra...
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Hermagoras of Aquileia
Saint Hermagoras of Aquileia (also spelled Hermenagoras, Hermogenes, Ermacoras) (Italian: Sant'Ermagora, Slovene: sveti Mohor; fl. 3rd century – c. 305) is considered the first bishop of Aquil...
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Guido of Acqui
Saint Guido of Acqui (also Wido) (c. 1004 – 12 June 1070) was Bishop of Acqui (now Acqui Terme) in north-west Italy from 1034 until his death.He was born around 1004 to a noble family of the area of A...
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Himerius of Cremona
Himerius (Imier, Imerio) of Cremona (d. June 17, ca. 560), also known as Himerius of Amelia or Irnerius, was an Italian bishop. He is venerated as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church and Christian co...
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Pope Gregory VII
Pope Saint Gregory VII (Latin: Gregorius VII; c. 1015/1028 – 25 May 1085), born Hildebrand of Sovana (Italian: Ildebrando da Soana), was Pope from 22 April 1073 to his death in 1085.One of the...
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Saint Lucy
Lucia of Syracuse (283–304), also known as Saint Lucy, or Saint Lucia (Italian: Santa Lucia), was a young Christian martyr who died during the Diocletianic Persecution. She is venerated as a sain...
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Silvester of Troina
Silvester of Troina was a Basilian monk, who originally entered the monastery at Bari, Italy, but fled when he was to be appointed abbot. Silvester then lived the rest of his life as a hermit.
Saint Renatus
Saint Renatus (Italian: San Renato, French: Saint-René) is the name of a French and an Italian saint of the Catholic Church who is claimed to be the same person. There are different stories of two sai...
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Saint Cecilia
Saint Cecilia (Latin: Sancta Caecilia) is the patroness of musicians. It is written that as the musicians played at her wedding she "sang in her heart to the Lord". Her feast day is celebrated in ...
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Geltrude Comensoli
Saint Geltrude Caterina Comensoli, also known as Mother Geltrude (January 18, 1847 - February 18, 1903) is the Patron of Youth, Val Camonica and Relic Custodians
Saint Gertrude was born in Italy.A...