Blessed Assunta Marchetti – Saint of the Day – July 1

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Blessed Assunta Marchetti Biography

Bl. Assunta Marchetti Profile. Born: August 15 1871 in Afghanistan, Asia. Worked in Brazil. Died: July 1 1948 in Lombrici di Camaiore, Lucca, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on July 1.

The Memorial of Bl Assunta Marchetti – Saint of the Day

Blessed Assunta Marchetti. 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

August 15 1871

Country of Birth

Afghanistan of Asia

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters



Place of Work


Date of Death

July 1 1948

Place of Death

Lombrici di Camaiore, Lucca, Italy

Feast Day

July 1


Beatified by Cardinal Angelo Amato on the behalf of Pope Francis


Canonized by N/A

Patron Saint of

Scalabrinian Sisters


Blessed Assunta Marchetti

Blessed Assunta Marchetti

Bl. Assunta Marchetti Biography

Bl. Assunta Marchetti was a co-founder of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo. Bl. Assunta was an Italian Roman Catholic professed religious. She worked in Brazil from 1895 until her death. She was the third of eleven children. In 1880 her whole family moved to  Mulino di Camaiore. Where her father worked as a miller.

After her father’s death, due to pneumonia. Bl. Assunta stoped pursuing her calling in order to help her mother. Afterward, she met  Bl. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and became a nun. Later was when she co-founded the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo. Whose 800 sisters are still working to this day in 26 different countries.


Bl. Assunta was born on August 15 1871 at Lombrici di Camaiore, Lucca, Italy.


Bl. Assunta died on July 1, 1948, in São Paulo, Brazil.


She was beatified by Pope Francis on October 25 2014. The beatification miracle featured the immediate and permanent healing of Heraclides. Who had a heart condition. The beatification is celebrated in São Paulo, Brazil.


Bl. Marchetti is the patron saint of Scalabrinian Sisters.

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