St. Dominic Savio


Feastday: May 6
Patron: of choirboys, the falsely accused, and juvenile delinquents
Birth: April 2, 1842
Death: March 9, 1857
Beatified: March 5, 1950 by Pope Pius XII
Canonized: June 12, 1954 by Pope Pius XII

Author and Publisher – Catholic Online

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Dominic Savio was born on April 2, 1842 in the village of Riva in northern Italy. His father was a blacksmith and his mother a seamstress. He had nine brothers and sisters. His family was poor but hardworking. They were devout and pious Catholics.

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