Borromeo, Saint. Carlo b. October 2, 1538 d. November 3, 1584 Roman Catholic Saint. He was made a Cardinal at age 22 by his uncle, Pope Pius IV. Shortly afterwards he was made Archbishop of Milan, and is best remembered for his work amongst the poor, especially during 1576 when Milan was struck by the plague. He spared no thought for his own health and sort accomodation for the sick and assisted in the burial of the dead. He was canonized in 1st November 1610, and his feast is celebrated on the 4th of November. He is the patron Saint of stomach diseases. (Bio by: Bunny Boiler) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy Plot: "Scurolo di San Carlo", Beneath The Main Altar.
Colombo, Cardinal. Giovanni Umberto b. December 6, 1902 d. May 20, 1992 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Caronno Pertusella born Giovanni Umberto Colombo was the sixth of seven children born to Enrico Colombo and Luigia Millefanti. Receiving his early education under the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Ivrea and successively at the seminaries of Seveso, Monza and Milan and the latter city's Catholic University, he was ordained priest by Cardinal Eugenio Tosi O.SS.C.A., on May 29, 1926. Named professor of letters at the Seveso's seminary in October of that same year...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Beneath The Pavement Of The Right Side Nave In Front Of The Altar That Houses The Remains Of Blessed Cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster OSB.
Martini, Cardinal. Carlo Maria b. February 15, 1927 d. August 31, 2012 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Turin, Martini joined the Society of Jesus in 1944, studying at the Social Institute in Turin where he was ordained priest on July 13, 1952. He went on to obtain his doctorate in theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1958 with a thesis entitled "The Historical Problem of the Resurrection in Recent Studies". He pursued his studies in Sacred Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, where in 1962 he received the Chair of Textual...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Cappella della Croce di San Carlo Borromeo, in front of the altar.
Tosi, Cardinal. Eugenio b. May 6, 1864 d. January 7, 1929 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in Busto Arsizio, following his studies at the seminaries of Monza and Milan, Eugenio Tosi was ordained priest in June 1887. Joining the Oblates of Ss. Carlo e Ambrogio on October 24, 1889, he served as faculty member of the missionary house of the Oblates in Rho between 1889 and 1909, when he was appointed vicar general of the diocese of Rimini. Named bishop of the diocese of Squillace, he received his episcopal consecration from Cardinal Carlo Andrea Ferrari in...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cathedral of Milan, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Right-Hand Nave, In Front Of The Virgo Potens Altar.