Venerable Giovanni Battista Pinardi

Venerable Giovanni Battista Pinardi, 1937, on the 25th anniversary of his appointment as parish priest at San Secundo in Turin, Italy; swiped from Santi e BeatiProfile

Studied theology under Blessed Giuseppe Allamano and Blessed Luigi Boccardo. Ordained a priest in the archdiocese of Turin, Italy on 29 June 1903. Parish priest in Carmagnola, Italy and then in Turin. Chosen auxiliary bishop of Turin and titular bishop of Eduoxias on 24 January 1916; he served for over 46 years as both auxiliary bishop and, simultaneously, a parish priest.




MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Giovanni Battista Pinardi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 January 2020. Web. 16 May 2021. <>