|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1873|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1935|
The Servant Of God, Msgr. Aurelio Bacciarini, was born on November 2, 1873, at Lavertezzo and was ordained to the Priesthood on June 12, 1897. In 1906, he entered the Congregation of Don Guanella, of which he became Superior General in 1915.
On January 12, 1917, he was named Apostolic Administrator of Ticino and received his Episcopal Consecration on the following January 21, in Rome with the Titular See of Daulia.
He died on June 27, 1935, in Lugano aged 61, and was interred inside the Crypt of the Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at Lugano.
During his Episcopate, Msgr. Bacciarini reorganized the Catholic Action, Religious Schools and instituted the presence of a Crucifix inside all Public Areas within his See, and instituted several Diocesan Institutions, among which the "Giornale del Popolo" in 1926.
Santuario Sacro Cuore di Gesł
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Record added: May 27, 2008
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