Holiness in Our Family

Saints of the Family

Saint John Bosco has inspired thousands of people, young and old, priests, brothers, sisters and lay people, to strive for holiness in their lives. The Church has recognised many of them as outstanding in holiness and deserving the titles of Saint, Blessed, Venerable or Servant of God.

St. John Bosco, priest (canonised: 1934)

St. Joseph Cafasso, priest (canonised: 1947)

St. Mary Domenica Mazzarello, FMA (canonised:1951)

St. Dominic Savio, youth (canonised:1954)

St. Louis Versiglia, bishop, Martyr (canonised:2000)

St. Callistus Caravario, priest, Martyr (canonised:2000)


Bl. Michael Rua, priest (1972)

Bl. Laura Vicuña, youth (1988)

Bl. Philip Rinaldi, priest (1990)

Bl. Maddalena Morano, FMA (1994)

Bl. Joseph Kowalski, priest (1999)

Bl. Franciszek Kesy and 4 young men, martyrs (1999)