Bl Giuseppe Allamano


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founder of the Consolata Missionaries. In 1880 he was appointed guardian of a Marian shrine in Turin. On recovering from a severe illness in 1891, he vowed to found a missionary society for priests and laymen. He did this in 1901 and founded a missionary congregation for women in 1910, directing both until his death. Feast day, 16 Feb.

Subjects: Christianity.

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