One of a family of eleven children. Made her First Communion in 1867. Member of the Society of Saint Angela Merici. Founder of the Institute of Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament on 15 December 1882, taking the name Sister Gertrude.
- “Saint Gertrude Caterina Comensoli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 February 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>