About St. Gianna Molla

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla was a physician, surgeon and pediatric doctor. Her work in cropped-gianna-molla.jpgthe medical field was her mission and she worked especially with mothers, babies, the elderly and the poor.

She married and dedicated herself to “forming a truly Christian family”. She had three children and during her fourth pregnancy, Gianna developed a fibroma on her uterus. She refused an abortion that would save her life and chose to save the baby’s life instead.

She gave birth to a healthy baby, however, Gianna died 7 days later. In the homily at her canonization Mass, Pope John Paul II called Gianna a “significant messenger of divine love.” Saint Gianna is the patron of mothers, physicians and unborn children.
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