The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century – Father Anthony Pennacchi

Father Anthony PennacchiAnthony Pennacchi lived in Assisi, was a teacher in a Latin school there, and was popular throughout the whole city on account of the great amiability he manifested in all his work for the cause of God. But he was not spared sufferings from both within and without. He was sixty-six years of age when he died, 9 November 1848.

– this text is taken from The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century: Saintly Men and Women of Our Own Times, by Father Constantine Kempf, SJ; translated from the German by Father Francis Breymann, SJ; Impimatur by + Cardinal John Farley, Archbishop of New York, 25 September 1916