Venerable Costanza Ricci Curbastro

Venerable Costanza Ricci CurbastroAlso known as

  • Sister Margherita Maria
  • Mother Margherita Ricci Curbastro


Born to the Italian nobility, a family noted for their charity to the poor. Sister at the monastery of Corpus Domini of Forlì, Italy. In 1888 she left the Sisters to devote herself to the care of impoverished, marginalized girls. Founded the Congregation of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Agonizing Jesus.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Costanza Ricci Curbastro“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 June 2018. Web. 17 February 2019. <>