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St. Dominic Savio’s intercession credited with healthy birth after bad prenatal prognosis

St. Dominic Savio’s intercession credited with healthy birth after bad prenatal prognosis

The May issue of the Italian bimonthly magazine Miracoli e misteri (“Miracles and Mysteries”) includes the beautiful testimony of Antonella, a mother from the southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro, whose family story is closely intertwined with the recent arrival of the Salesians in the city of

St. Bernardine of Siena

St. Bernardine of Siena

The Catholic Church honors St. Bernardine of Siena on May 20. A Franciscan friar and preacher, St. Bernardine is known as “the Apostle of Italy” for his efforts to revive the country’s Catholic faith during the 15th century. Bernardine Albizeschi was born to upper-class parents