St. Virginia Centurione Bracelli
Human Mummy
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Biographical Information
Name(s) Saint Virginia Centurione Bracelli

Saint Virginia

Age 64
Sex Female
Status Saint
Culture Roman Catholic
Date(s) Died 1651

Exhumed 1985

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She was born the daughter of the Doge of Genoa, Italy on April 2nd 1587 and wished to live a cloistered life, however was forced into an arranged marriage with a wealthy noble in 1602. She had two daughters, and was widowed at the age of 20. She began a life of service, founding Cento Signore della Misericordia Protettrici dei Poveri di Gesù Cristo in the 1620s to help the needy, including those affected by the famine and plague of 1629-30. She would spend the remainder of her life in service, dying on December 15th 1651 at the age of 64. She was canonized by Pope John Paul II on May 18, 2003.


In 1985 her body was exhumed.



Additional InfoEdit

Feast Day December 15th

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