Book of Saints – Sebastian Valfre

Blessed Sebastian ValfrèArticle

(Blessed) (December 30) (18th century) A native of Savoy and a priest of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri. He was a man of God, intent only on prayer and on the doing of good works. In his humility, he refused the Archbishopric of Turin offered him by King Victor Amadeus of Piedmont, who greatly esteemed and respected him. He literally sold all his goods and gave the proceeds to the poor. He died at Turin at the age of eighty (A.D. 1710).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Sebastian Valfre”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 December 2016. Web. 23 March 2017. <>