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St. Clelia Barbieri

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Feastday: July 13
Patron of people ridiculed for their piety
Birth: 1847
Death: 1870
Beatified By: October 2, 1968 by Pope Paul VI
Canonized By: April 9, 1989 by Pope John Paul II

Clelia Barbieri is an Italian saint in the Roman Catholic Church and founder of the Congregation of the Suore Minime dell'Addolorata (Sisters Minims of Our Lady of Sorrows). She is the youngest founder of a religious community in the history of the Catholic Church.


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