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Saint Maria Bertilla Bsocardin

Saint Maria Bertilla Bsocardin

A little-known English nun who helped to hide Italian Jews from the Nazis in wartime Rome is being considered as a possible saint.    Mother Ricarda Beauchamp Hambrough is credited with playing a vital role in saving the lives of more than 60 Jews by smuggling them into her convent.    The Bridgettines,

Roman Catholic Vocations: "English nun who hid Jews from Nazis could become a saint"

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Nurse and nun. St Maria was born in 1888 to a poor Italian family in Brendola. Her father was a violent alcoholic. She was considered not very bright at school, and was called a 'goose' by the local clergy. In 1904, she joined the sisters of St Dorothy and worked in the kitchens and laundry. In 1907, when she took her final vows she became a nurse in the children's diphtheria ward. St Maria nursed soldiers during the First World War.

Maria Bertilla Boscardin Italian nun & nurse who displayed a great devotion to working with sick children & victims of the air raids of World War I.

Canonized 10-16-2016 St. Manuel Gonzalez Garcia, a bishop who was devoted to Eucharistic adoration.

Manuel Gonzalez Garcia, a bishop who was devoted to Eucharistic adoration.

Santos, Beatos, Veneráveis e Servos de Deus: Beata Maria Teresa Ledochowska, Virgem e Fundadora...

Beata Maria Teresa Ledochowska, Virgem e Fundadora.

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