Bl. Giovannina Franchi
Founder of the Nursing Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Beatification date: September 20, 2014 by Pope Francis
Born on June 24, 1807 in Como, Italy to a wealthy family, she grew up wanting and working to help the poor. Nun in the diocese of Como, Italy. Founded the Nursing Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows.
She died on February 23, 1872 in Como, Italy of smallpox.