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Feastday: February 6
Patron of the town of Angri; Stella Maris Youth Ministry
Birth: 1839
Death: 1910
Beatified By: October 7, 2001 by Pope John Paul II

Blessed Alfonso Maria Fusco was a Roman Catholic priest and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. John the Baptist, commonly known as Baptistine Sisters. Their mission was to evangelize, educate and promote youth, especially those who were most poor, abandoned and at risk.


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