Parish priest in Dronero, diocese of Saluzzo, Italy. Founded homes for the elderly, an orphanage for boys, and a shelter for the poor that continues its good work today, all while living as an austere pastor to his people.
- Holy Saturday 11 April 1914 in Dronero, Cuneo, Italy of natural causes
- buried in the municipal cemetery of Dronero
- re-interred at his old parish church in Dronero in 1928
- “Venerable Bernardo Mattio“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 March 2016. Web. 25 April 2017. <>