Blessed Florentina Nicol Goni – Saint of the Day – February 24

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Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni Biography

Blessed Florentina Nicol Goni Profile. Born: 14 March 1868 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 24 February 1940 in Navarre, Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on February 24.

The Memorial of Blessed Florentina Nicol Goni – Saint of the Day

Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death

Date of Birth 14 March 1868
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 24 February 1940
Place of Death Navarre, Spain
Feast Day February 24
Beatification Beatified by Pope Benedict XVI on 14 May 2005
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A

Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni Biography

Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni was the youngest in a family with four children. She was educated in Saint Rose of Lima Dominican boarding school at Huesca in Spain and became a Dominican nun in 1885 under the name Ascension. She became a teacher in 1886 until 1913 when the Spanish took over the school expelling the sisters.

Florentina went to work as a missionary in Peru arriving with 8 other on 30th December 1913 where they taught girls and cared for the sick and the poor. SHe is the Co-founder of the Dominican missionaries of the Rosary on 5 October 1918 and served as a superior her entire life. Today, the Congregation has grown to 785 missionaries in 21 Countries.

Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni
Bl. Florentina Nicol Goni


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