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Giulia Salzano
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Born 13 October 1846, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta, Italy
Died 17 May 1929, Casoria, Naples, Italy
Venerated in Catholic Church
Beatified 20 December 2002, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II
Canonized 17 October 2010, Vatican City by Pope Benedict XVI
Feast 17 May

Blessed Giulia Salzano is the founder of the Congregation of the Catechetical Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1905. She was raised and educated by the Sisters of Charity in the Royal Orphanage of Saint Nicola La Strada until the age of fifteen. She was a school teacher and catechist in Casoria, Naples, and a friend and co-worker with Saint Caterina Volpicelli. Salzano is noted for her personal devotion to the Virgin Mary. She encouraged others in devotion to Our Lady and the Sacred Heart of Jesus. On February 19, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI announced that her canonisation will take place on October 17, 2010.[1]

References

  1. ^ Canada, Poland and Australia among nations to have new saints

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