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Feastday: April 6

Birth: 1931

Death: 1957

Beatified By: 4 October 1987 by Pope John Paul II at Rome, Italy

Pierina Morosini was born into a poor family in the diocese of Bergamo, Italy. Pierina was trained as a seamstress, she began work in a fabric factory at age 15. A religious girl, she had made a private vow of chastity to God, and considered religious life, but continued to live at home to help her mother take care of her seven siblings. Pierina was attacked by a would-be rapist, and died soon after.

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