9th March - Saint Dominic Savio - Independent Catholic News
9th March - Saint Dominic Savio - Independent Catholic News: Child saint. St Dominic was born in 1842 at Riva near Turin. He was one of ten children - his father was a blacksmith and his mother a seamstress. At the age of twelve he joined the school of St John Bosco where it is said he developed a spirituality well beyond his years. Under John Bosco's guidance he managed to avoid becoming a prig or a fanatic. He was known for his cheerfulness and friendliness to all. People would come to him for advice.