Joined the Dominicans on 3 November 1859. Priest, ordained on 5 February 1860. Titular bishop of Draso and co-adjutor bishop of San Miniato, Italy on 21 December 1874; bishop of San Miniato from 2 February 1897 till retirement on 30 August 1907. Founded the Dominican Sisters of the Holy Spirit. Titular archbishop of Serdica on 30 August 1907.
- 19 September 2015 by Pope Francis
- beatification recognition celebrated at the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta e di San Genesio, San Miniato, Italy, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato
- “Blessed Pio Alberto del Corona“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 August 2016. Web. 24 February 2017. <>