Blessed Maria Corsini Beltrame Quattrocchi

[Blessed Maria Corsini]Memorial

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Daughter of Angiolo Corsini, a royal army captain of grenadiers, and Giulia Salvi. Due to her father‘s military postings, she lived in the Italian cities of Pistioa, Florence, Arrezo and Rome by the time Maria was nine. Initially enrolled in a Rome parochial school, her father transferred Maria to public school after one of the nuns bad-mouthed the king. She served as a volunteer Red Cross nurse during World War I. Catechist to women parishioners. Married to Blessed Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi. Mother of four. During World War II, their home became a shelter for refugees. Professor, and writer on education. Member of Women’s Catholic Action. Noted speaker to women‘s lay groups. Widow.

Born

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Beatified

Canonized

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       Dr. Carlo Fusco
       Ufficio Famiglia – Vicariato di Roma
       P.za S. Giovanni Laterano, 1
       00165 Roma, ITALY

Readings

[They] made their family an authentic domestic Church, open to life, prayer, witness of the Gospel, the social apostolate, solidarity with the poor, and friendship. - Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Maria Corsini Beltrame Quattrocchi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 August 2014. Web. 31 August 2014. <>