Holy Person of the Month: Bl. Eugenia Picco

Born: 8 November 1867, Crescenzaga, Milan, Italy Died: 7 September 1921, Parma, Italy Feast Day: September 7th Born Anna Eugenia, she was raised predominantly by her grandparents while her Italian musician parents Giuseppe Picco, blind from a childhood accident, and Adelaide del Corno toured the world. After touring the United States, Eugenia's mother returned home … Continue reading Holy Person of the Month: Bl. Eugenia Picco

Holy Person of the Month: Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, Patron of Chronically Catholic Blog

After 11 years of hoping and praying for a child, Ruggero and Maria Theresa Badano welcomed their daughter, Chiara Lucu, on October 29th, 1971. Born in the small Italian village of Sassello, she was considered a beautiful and simple child; Chiara exhibited an acute awareness and compassion for the poor and suffering, especially drug addicts … Continue reading Holy Person of the Month: Blessed Chiara Luce Badano, Patron of Chronically Catholic Blog