St. Agostina Livia Pietrantoni Agostina Pietrantoni (27 March 1864 – 13 November 1894) – born Livia Pietrantoni – was an Italian professed religious and a nurse from the Thourets. She worked in the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome where she tended to ill victims in a tuberculosis ward before a patient murdered her in 1894. Her canonization was held on 18 April 1999 in Saint Peter’s Square. The canonization cause opened on 14 December 1945 under Pope Pius XII – she was then made a Servant of God – while Pope Paul VI named her as Venerable on 19 September 1968 before he beatified her on 12 November 1972.
St. Agostina Pietrantoni
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