Domenico Savio

Name: Domenico Savio.

Quotes: "I can't do big things. But I want all I do, even the smallest thing, to be for the greater glory of God.", "Death not sin"

Born: Riva, April 4 1842.

Death: 9 March 1857. Age 14.

Proclaimed Saint:1954, Pope Pius XII

Curiosities:

  • Met Don Bosco at the Age of 12 at Becchi and joined him at the oratory in Turin after that.
  • Would induce on himself a number of Sacrifices which later Don Bosco asked him to stop doing telling him it is enough to do his duties well.

Achievements:

  • Together with some friends founded the Company of the Immaculate Conception.
  • Managed to disrupt a fight by getting between the two youths showing them the cross.