Pope Benedict XV

Feast of St. Gabriel Possenti

“San Gabriele” Movie   Today is the Feast of St. Gabriel (originally named Francesco Giuseppe Vincente Pacifico Rufino) Possenti, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows. He was a Passionist Religious, born in Assisi, Italy, and lived from March  1, 1838~ February 27, 1862. Beatified on May 31,  1908 by St. Pius X, he was canonized on My 13, 1920 by Pope Benedict XV. He is a patron saint of Catholic youth, students, and of boys and men studying for the priesthood.

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