Dominican Third Order

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati

Lay Dominican Pier Giorgio Frassati was born on April 6, 1901 in Turin, Italy to a family of political and social means. He attended the university of Turin as an engineering student. Giorgio was a popular student, a known social activist, and a servant to the poor and oppressed in fascist Italy. He joined the Read more…

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St. Rose of Lima

The first person born in the Americas to be canonized, Isabel de Flores y del Olivia (1586 – 1617) was the daughter of Spanish parents in Peru. At a young age she had a vision of Mary, who called her the “Rose of Saint Mary”: thus, she is known as Rose of Lima. When she Read more…

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John Camillus Rubba, O.P.

John Camillus Rubba, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: October 30, 1903 Profession: September 9, 1926 Ordination: May 20, 1932 Died: June l7, 2000 John Rubba was born in Hammonton, NJ the son of Matthew and Mary (Angelo) Rubba. He attended Hammonton public grammar (1912-18) and high school (1918-22) before attending Providence College (1923-25). In 1925 he entered Read more…

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