Saint Jerome Emiliani -Founder (1481-1537).
Saint Jerome Emiliani, born in 1481, was a member of one of the Christian patrician families of Venice, and in early life a soldier. On reaching his home in Venice he undertook a life of active charity, causing admiration in all who had known him as a worldling. He founded a hospital in Verona and an orphanage in Padua.
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