Blessed Giuseppe Ambrosoli

Blessed Giuseppe AmbrosoliMemorial


Born the seventh son of Giovanni Battista Ambrosoli and Palmira Valli. As a college student in World War II, he helped smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland to escape persecution. Physician, surgeon and teacher. Priest. Member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus. In 1956 he began serving as a physician missionary in northern Uganda where he served for over 30 years. He expanded a small dispensary to a modern hospital, and founded Saint Mary’s Midwifery School.





MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giuseppe Ambrosoli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2021. Web. 28 November 2021. <>