Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Blessed Tommaso Reggio

I want to become a saint, cost what it may.

    Facts about Bl. Tommaso Reggio

  • Tommaso was the Archbishop of Genoa from 1892 until his death in 1901.
  • He issued one of the first Catholic newspapers and founded the Sisters of Saint Martha, a religious order devoted to welcoming the poorest of the poor.
  • When a major earthquake struck his diocese, he consoled the injured and the orphaned