Priest in the diocese of Verona, Italy, ordained on 18 December 1824. Taught for some months in his diocesan seminary, but entered into parish ministry in 1825. A pioneer in bringing education to the deaf in Italy, he started a school of the deaf in Verona on 30 October 1830. Founded the Society of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute, and the Sisters of the Society of Mary for the Education of the Deaf-Mute.
- “Venerable Antonio Provolo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 March 2017. Web. 26 April 2017. <>