Saints of the Week

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Saint Leonardo Murialdo

God has chosen me! He called me to the inexpressible happiness of being his minister, another Christ.

    Facts about St. Leonardo Murialdo

  • He was born into a wealthy Italian family in 1828.
  • In boarding school, he was surrounded by bad company and fell into many sins.
  • He changed his ways and found profound peace in the confessional. He became a priest and established the Congregation of Saint Joseph.