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Feastday: October 29

Birth: 1791

Death: 1860

Beatified By: 14 April 2002 by Pope John Paul II

Canonized By: 12 October 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI

St. Gaetano Errico was born on October 19, 1791 in Secondigliano, a small village of Naples, Italy. He was the second of nine children born to Pasquale and Marie (Marseglia) Errico. His father managed a small pasta factory and his mother worked at the loom weaving plush. He founded the religious order the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

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