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April Saints

Blessed Luigi Boccardo (1861-1936) Luigi Boccardo was born in Moncalieri, Italy, the seventh of nine children. Although his parents were farmers, they encouraged Luigi in his desire to study and enrolled him with the Barnabite Fathers. When the young man wanted to study for the priesthood, however, his parents were reluctant but Luigi entered the diocesan […]