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|St. Paula Frassinetti|
|Born||March 3, 1809, Genoa, Italy|
|Died||June 11, 1882|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Beatified||June 8, 1930 by Pope Pius XI|
|Canonized||March 11, 1984 by Pope John Paul II|
St. Paula Frassinetti is an Italian saint in the Roman Catholic Church and foundress of the Congregation St. Dorothea. Frassinetti began her religious work by joining her brother, who was a priest, in teaching and caring for the less fortunate in Quinto, Italy.  Soon other women joined her and in 1835, she created the The Sisters of Saint Dorothy, a religious order whose particular areas of concern in ministry are the poor, women and children. She died on June 11, 1882 after a bout with pneumonia following several strokes.
Her body was found to be incorrupt in 1906.
She was canonized on March 11, 1984 by Pope John Paul II.
- Jones, Kathleen (2006). Butler's Lives of the Saints. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group. ISBN 0860122557