Blessed Berta of Busano



Born to the nobility, the daughter of Emilia della Rovere and Arduino II, Count of Valperga; sister of the Blessed Arduino of Turin; aunt of Blessed Boniface of Aosta. Benedictine nun in Busano, Italy as a young woman. Later chosen abbess of her house; she used the position and family connections to repair and expand her convent. Had the gift of prophecy.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Berta of Busano“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2017. Web. 4 December 2021. <>