St Jerome Emiliani
Patron of Orphans and Abandoned Children
Hi there my names Emma and I am gonna tell you about a wonderful Saint called St Jerome Emiliani he devoted his life to looking after unloved children.
St Jerome Emiliani's life
Imprison for years he embraced god. He later returned to Venice where he was born and trained to become a priest he devoted himself to the poor and the suffering and especially orphans. He became their family. He committed his life to helping them he founded orphanages hospital's shelter's and school's. He took I'll with the plague while caring for others and died in 1537.
Feast day February 8th
So there you have it all the facts you need to know about this wonderful man!