St. Fabiola

Saint Fabiola was a nurse (physician) and Roman matron of rank of the company of noble Roman women who, under the influence of the Church father St. Jerome gave up all earthly pleasures and devoted themselves to the practice of Christian asceticism and charitable work. Continue reading

Italy Opens First Public Hospital

Christian convert St. Fabiola, founded the first public hospital in Rome Italy in 396 Continue reading

Italy Opens First Christian Pilgrim Hospice

St. Fabiola, a Roman noblewoman founded a Hospice for Christian pilgrims in Porto, Italy in 395, Continue reading