Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Saint Agostina Petrantoni – Saint of the Day – November 13

Saint Agostina Petrantoni Biography

Saint Agostina Petrantoni Profile. Born: 27 March 1864 in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 13 November 1894 in Rome, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on November 13.

The Memorial of Saint Agostina Petrantoni – Saint of the Day

Saint Agostina Petrantoni Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth

27 March 1864

Country of Birth

Italy in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Saints who were Not Married

Profession

nurse

Place of Work

Italy

Date of Death

13 November 1894

Place of Death

Rome, Italy

Feast Day

November 13

Beatification

Beatified by Pope Paul VI on 12 November 1972

Canonization

Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 18 April 1999

Patron Saint of

abused victims
impoverishment
against poverty
martyrs
people ridiculed for their piety

St. Agostina Petrantoni Biography

St. Agostina Petrantoni was also known as Agostina Pietrantoni. She was born to a small farm family being the daughter of Francesco Pietrantoni and Caterina Constantini. Agostina served as a nurse at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Vatican, Rome in 1886.

She joined the Sisters of Charity, a Congregation dedicated to the service of the sick in 1887 taking the name Agostina. While working in a ward, a patient stabbed her to death during an attempted rape. She died praying that he be forgiven.

St. Agostina Petrantoni
St. Agostina Petrantoni