Venerable Maria Giuseppa d’Ambrosio

Venerable Maria Giuseppa d'AmbrosioAlso known as

  • Maria Crocifissa of the Wounds of Our Lord Jesus Christ
  • Maria Crucifixa of the Five Wounds


Lay woman member of the Franciscan Third Order of Saint Peter of Alcantara in the archdiocese of Naples, Italy. Much sought after for spiritual direction and for her simple wisdom. She prayed continuously for the triumph of the Church and Pope Pius VII during the persecutions of Napoleon.




MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Maria Giuseppa d’Ambrosio“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 March 2018. Web. 29 November 2021. <>