When was Francesco Possenti born?
Francesco was born on 1st March 1838 in Assisi, Papal States (now Italy).
When was Francesco baptized?
Possenti was baptized on his birthday in a font where Francis of Assisi was also baptized.
What made Possenti enter into religious life?
Possenti joined religious life after he had fallen sick two times, and in 1853, he promised to enter religious life once he recovered.
When did Possenti die?
Who beatified Francesco?
When is the Feast day of Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows?
True or false. Possenti's father, Sante, had refused to permit him to leave for the Passionists.
True! Sante even had to seek persuasion from relatives to convince him not to go.
What was the cause of Posenti's death?
When was Possenti beatified?
True or false. Possenti had 12 siblings.
True! Possenti was the eleventh of the thirteen children born to his parents.