Saint Giovanni Antonio Farina

Also known as

  • Johannes Antonius Farina

Memorial

Profile

Son of Pedro and Francisca Bellame. Studied at the seminary in Vicenza, Italy, and taught there while still a student. Ordained on 15 January 1827. Founder of the Institute of the Sisters Teachers of Saint Dorothy, Daughters of the Sacred Heart in 1836; they are dedicated to teaching the poor. Bishop of Treviso, Italy on 20 September 1850. Ordained the future Pope Saint Pius X on 18 September 1858. Bishop of Vicenza on 28 September 1860, a seat he held until his death.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Giovanni Antonio Farina“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 June 2014. Web. 25 July 2014. <>