Blessed Francesco Pianzola

Blessed Francesco PianzolaAlso known as

  • Francis Pianzola
  • Apostle of Lomellina

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Born to a farming family. Studied at the seminary of Vigevano, Italy, and was ordained on 16 March 1907. He became an itinerant preacher, ministering to the poor, to children at their homes, to farm workers in the fields, to young women in the factories. Founded the Suore Missionarie dell’Immacolata, Regina della Pace (Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate, Queen of Peace) based in Mortara, Italy; the Sisters continued the work of taking Christ to the poor, the humble, the workers.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Francesco Pianzola“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2015. Web. 5 July 2015. <>