Nov. 13: Feast Day of St. Agostina Pietrantoni

Nov. 13: Feast Day of St. Agostina Pietrantoni

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...
The spread of the charism of charity

The spread of the charism of charity

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...
Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

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.”

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