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Blessed Pierina Morosini - April 6

Blessed Pierina Morosini Memorial 6 April Profile One of eight children in a poor family in the diocese of Bergamo, Italy. Trained as a seamstress, she began work in a fabric factory at age 15. A …More
Blessed Pierina Morosini
Memorial
6 April
Profile
One of eight children in a poor family in the diocese of Bergamo, Italy. Trained as a seamstress, she began work in a fabric factory at age 15. A pious girl, she had made a private vow of chastity to God, and considered religious life, but continued to live at home to help her mother take care of the remaining children. Catechist. One day as she returned home from work, she was attacked by a would-be rapist, and died a martyr to chastity.
Born
7 January 1931 at Fiobbio di Albino, Italy
Died on 6 April 1957 of wounds received in a rape attempt at Fiobbio di Albino, Italy Venerated 3 July 1987 by Pope John Paul II (decree of martyrdom) Beatified 4 October 1987 by Pope John Paul II at Rome, Italy Patronage rape victims catholicsaints.info/blessed-pierina-morosini/
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