SALESIAN SISTERS' HOLINESS
The Salesian Family is blessed with many shining examples of Salesian priests, Sisters, Brothers, and lay people who ordinary people but led extraordinary lives in the service of God and others. Many have been honoured by the church as Saints, Blessed, Venerables, and Servants of God.
Sister Antonietta Bohm
1907-2008, Servant of God
After her final vows, she lived a missionary life in Argentina, Peru and Mexico. She always showed herself to be a strong woman, ready to listen, and always confident of the help of God and of Mary Help of Christians. She consolidated the existing works and opened new ones with farsighted vision. She lived to 100 years of age, 80 years of religious profession, 74 years of missionary life in America, and 7 years of formation in Italy.
Alexandrina da Costa
Best known as Blessed Alexandrina of Balazar, she was a Portuguese mystic and victim soul, member of the Association of Salesian Cooperators, who was born and died in Balazar. Alexandrina left many written works, which have been studied mainly in Italy by Father Umberto Pasquale