Saint Luigi Versiglia

[Saint Luigi Versiglia]
Also known as

  • Aloisius Versiglia

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Studied at Don Bosco’s Oratory from age 12. Salesian. Ordained on 21 December 1895. Missonary to China in 1906. Appointed vicar apostolic of Shiuchow, China, and titular bishop of Carystus, on 22 April 1920. On 25 February 1930, while travelling with Saint Callistus Caravario, his ship was boarded by Bolshevik pirates who planned to abduct and enslave the girls on their ship; Callistus and Luigi fought to prevent them. One of the Martyrs of China.

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Beatified

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Luigi Versiglia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 March 2014. Web. 28 December 2014. <>