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St. Alfonso Maria Fusco


Feastday: February 6
Patron: of the town of Angri; Stella Maris Youth Ministry
Birth: March 23, 1839
Death: February 6, 1910
Beatified: October 7, 2001 by Pope John Paul II
Canonized: October 2016, Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City by Pope Francis,

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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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