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St. Giovanni Antonio Farina

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Feastday: March 4
Patron: Sisters Teachers of Saint Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts, Gambellara, Diocese of Vicenza, & Diocese of Treviso
Birth: January 11, 1803
Death: March 4, 1888
Beatified: November 4, 2001 by Pope John Paul II
Canonized: November 23, 2014 - Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City by Pope Francis

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Blessed Giovanni Antonio Farina (Johannes Antonius Farina) (January 11, 1803 - March 4, 1888) was a Catholic bishop known for his compassionate treatment of the poor and his enlightened views of education.[1] He has been beatified.

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