St. Gemma Galgani Bio

St. Gemma Galgani was born on 12 March 1878 in Camigliano, Italy. Known for Italian mystic, venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church since 1940.

Gemma Galgani has been called the “Daughter of Passion” due to of her profound imitation of the Passion of Christ. She died on 11 April 1903 in Lucca, Italy.

Bruil date & Place

1985, Santuary of Santa Gemma, Lucca, ITALY.

Devoted

Roman Catholic Church


Books

Autobiografia E Diaro Di Santa Gemma Galgani

Auspices

Pharmacists, paratroopers, Students, loss of parents, Sufferin back injury, headaches, migraines, seeking pruty of hearts.

Siblings

Gino Galgani, Carlo Galgani, Giulia Galgani

Parents

Aurelia Galgani, Enrico Galgani

Beatified

14 May 1933, Pope Puis XI

Consecrate

02 May 1940, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Pope Pius XII.

Feast

On May 16

Great shrine

Passionist Convent in Lucca, Italy