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Francesca di Savoia

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Francesca founded the Cappuccin monastery at Turin with her sister Maria Apollonia.  She became a nun in 1627, and dedicated her time to charitable work. In 1629, she joined the Third Order of Saint Francis. In 1610, she moved to Biella. She was declared venerable in 1838.[1]

Place of birth: Turin[1]
Place of death: Biella[1]
Place of burial: Sanctuary of Oropa[1]




1. G.A. Costanzo. Santi, Beati e Venerabili di Casa Savoia: Una guida. Vignate (Mi): Lampi di Stampa, 2016.

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