Oil Dedicated to Blessed Maria Ripamonti
The Oil Dedicated to Blessed Maria Ripamonti from A Blessed Call To Love.
Blessed Maria Ripamonti (26 May 1909 – 4 July 1954), also known by her religious name Lucia dell’Immacolata. An Italian Roman Catholic and a professed religious from the Ancelle della carità.
Ripamonti worked at a spinning mill before leaving her hometown in 1932 for Brescia to enter a religious congregation after having met a visiting nun in her hometown. In 1938 she made her perpetual profession and started residing in the order’s motherhouse in Brescia and later diagnosed late with a serious illness that led to her death in 1954.
Her order after her death started to request for an official beatification process to be launched and this took place in the Brescia diocese in 1992 and she became titled as a Servant of God.
Maria Ripamonti was born in Acquate in the province of Lecco on 26 May 1909. As the last of four children to Ferdinando Ripamonti. Her baptism celebrated on 30 May.
Ripamonti made her First Communion in 1916 and then made her confirmation later in 1918. In her adolescence she began working in a spinning mill in order to support her siblings. And was a frequent attendee at Mass while she also would tend to children. And would collaborate with those in the Catholic Action movement for parish initiatives.