Blessed Mother Rosa Gattorno - Vintage Holy Card W/ Relic
Authentic holy card in mint condition.
Bl. Mother Rosa Gattorno
Born 14 October 1831 at Genoa, Italy as Rose Maria Benedetta
Died 9am on 6 May 1900 at Rome, Italy of influenza
21 December 1988 by Pope John Paul II
9 April 2000 by Pope John Paul II
With Father Giovannio Battista Tornatore, she co-founded the Institute of the Daughters of Saint Anne, Mother of Mary Immaculate in Piacenza, Italy on 8 December 1866 with a mandate to work with the poor and sick. She took the habit of the Institute on 26 July 1867, and on 8 April 1870 she and twelve sisters made their solemn profession, during which she took the name Anna Rosa. The Institute received official approval in 1879, and its rule was approved in 1892. She worked with Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini. By Anna Rosa's death there were 368 houses in Italy, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Eritrea, they had built hostels, schools and kindergartens, had 3,500 sisters, and worked in a ministry to the deaf and mute. Today they are associated with the Movement of Hope, the Contemplative Order of the Daughters of Saint Anne, and the Sons of Saint Anne.
*Blessed by Pope Francis during public audience.
It can be blessed again by Pope Francis after your purchase. I will bring it personally to St. Peter square to the Pope's public audience.
Comes with a holy card of the blessing by Pope Francis!