On November 13 we will celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Agostina Pietrantoni, an Italian Sister of Charity of St. Joan Antida.
“Let us work now; one day we will rest.”
Learn about the life of St. Agostina Pietrantoni whose feast day was celebrated this week.
This week on November 13 we celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Agostina Pietrantoni, an Italian Sister of Charity of St. Joan Antida.
Learn about St. Agostina Pietrantoni, a Vincentian Family Saint whose feast day is November 13.
Today is the feast day of Saint Agostina Livia Pietrantoni (1864-1894), of the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Jeanne-Antide Thouret. From her page on the Vatican website: Sister Agostina was sent to the Hospital of Santo Spirito where 700 years of...
Persecution led a former Daughter of Charity on the path to sanctity and who in turn inspired others to sanctity. From St. Jeanne Antide Thouret to St. Agostina Pietrantoni whose story VinFormation presents. When the Daughters of Charity were disbanded during the...
St. Agostina is an inspiring example of the Vincentian blend of contemplation and action. She had a great devotion to the Mother of God, and her favorite prayer was the Rosary. She served the sick at Santo Spirito Hospital, saying: “We will lie down for such a long time after death that it is worthwhile to keep standing while we are alive. Let us work now; one day we will rest.”