Saints related to Patron-of-ovada-italy

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  • St. Paul of the Cross
    St. Paul Of The Cross was born Paolo Daniel Massari on Jan. 3, 1694 at Ovada, Italy. He founded a congregation in the name of the Passion of Christ at the urging of the bishop of Alexandria. Pope Benedict XIV gave the needed papal approval, and St. Paul of the Cross built monasteries near Obitello and in Rome. He died in Rome on October 18,1775.