Thursday, July 18, 2019

Saint of the Day – 17 May – Saint Giulia Salzano

The Memorial of Saint Giulia Salzano

Saint Giulia Salzano is the Patron Saint of Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saint Giulia Salzano Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization DateMatrimony/Holy OrdersNuns/Sisters who became Saints

Saint Giulia Salzano brief life History

Date of Birth 13 October 1846
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Profession Founder of the Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 17 May 1929 (aged 82)
Place of Death Casoria, Naples, Kingdom of Italy
Feast Day 17 May
Beatification By Pope John Paul II on 27 April 2003 at Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City
Canonization By Pope Benedict XVI on 17 October 2010 at Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City
Patron Saint of Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saint Giulia Salzano Short life History

Saint Giulia Salzano is also known as
• Donna Giulietta
• Julia Salzano
• Prophetess of the New Evangelization

She was the daughter of Adelaide Valentino and Diego Salzano. Her father was a captain in the Lancers of King Ferdinand II of Naples, and died when Giulia was four years old.
• She was raised and educated by the Sisters of Charity in the Royal Orphanage of Saint Nicola La Strada until age fifteen.
• She was a school teacher and catechist in Casoria, Naples.
• She was a friend and co-worker with Blessed Caterina Volpicelli.
• She was noted for her personal devotion to the Virgin Mary.
• She encouraged others in devotion to Our Lady and the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
• She was foundress of the Congregation of the Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1905.

Today’s Catholic Quote:

Saint Giulia Salzano was born on 13 October 1846 in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta, Italy and died on 17 May 1929 in Casoria, Naples, Italy of natural causes

Saint Giulia Salzano
Saint Giulia Salzano