St. Jerome Emiliani

“My sons, the world goes by and must be wisely despised, follow the way of the Crucified, serve the poor.” As a young man, Jerome was made a commander of a military fortress. Later overrun by a powerful enemy, he was captured, chained and imprisoned. He thought all was lost and opened his heart to the Blessed Mother. Miraculously he escaped and then… Read more about St. Jerome and 23 more Saint in Holy Traders Set 2

St. Jerome Emiliani

Patron of Orphans and Abandoned Children

Apostle of Charity

Universal Patron of Orphans and Needy Youth 1928 by Pius X

Born: 1486, Venice, Italy

Died: February 8, 1537 Somascha, Italy

Beginning of the Order 1528

Beatified 1747 by Benedict XIV

Canonized 1767 by Clement XIII

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On the last day Jesus will say: “Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” Mt 25:40