Saint Gaspar del Bufalo ebook
"I cannot, I must not and I will not!"
Apostle of the devotion to the Precious Blood,
was born in Rome on January 6, 1786.
As a devoted priest he he revived the works of the apostolate in Rome
and later became a dedicated missionary. In his missionary travels of
Italy he invited the faithful to reflect upon and to adore the Precious
Blood of Christ.
In the year 1815 he founded the Congregation of the Missionaries of the
He was Beatified by St. Pius X in 1904 and canonized by Pius XII on June
Manifesting his particular devotion to St. Gaspar del Bufalo, Pope John
XXIII visited his body in the Church of Santa Maria in Trivio on January
4, 1963, where it remains enshrined for the veneration of the faithful.