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12 Fascinating facts about Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 07/04/21

Learn more about this inspirational saint!

Today is the feast of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, the popular Italian social activist who died at the age of 24. Although his life was short, Frassati made a huge impact. He was the sort of young man who was able to combine his faith and his passions for the good of others and God, always with good humor.

As a result, this patron saint of young Catholics (among his many other patronages) is the perfect role model for youngsters today. Some families have even chosen him as their patron. If you’d like to know more about Blessed Pier Giorgio, take a look at these interesting facts and qualities about this wonderful saint.

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