Nino Baglieri

Nino BaglieriProfile

Lifelong layman of the diocese of Noto, Italy. While working as a mason, he fell from a scaffold and was paralyzed at age 17. He spent years in futile therapy, and for a while gave in to despair and depression. However, on Good Friday 1978, some friends prayed over him, he had a conversion experience, and for the rest of his life developed a ministry to the sick and distressed, much of it conducted by telephone from his sick bed. Member of the Volunteers with Don Bosco. His Cause for Canonization has opened.



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MLA Citation

  • “Nino Baglieri“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 May 2015. Web. 18 September 2021. <>