The Maestre Pie dell’Addolorata Convent is an institution born in the early nineteenth century became known thanks to the annex boarding school for girls and poor women.
Elisabetta Renzi Sister (beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1989), born in 1786 in Saludecio, enters in the convent in 1824 and here she he founded a new religious order focused on education young women. After a lingering illness, she died in 1859 and her remains are still now kept in the Convent. After ten years the institute also got the recognition by the Roman Curia. In addition to the church, open to the public, there are also some aeres in which you can find the weaving and embroidery work done over decades by the girls who attended the institute, which is still home to many women.

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