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Blessed Cherubim Testa of Avigliana
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Blessed Cherubim Testa of Avigliana

Cherubim Testa (1451-1479), who died at the age of 28, was an example of obedience, purity of life and devotion to the Passion of Christ.

He was born in 1451 in Avigliana, Torino, Italy. His family was part of the Italian Nobility.

When he was 20 years old, he joined the Augustinian Order. He was ordained a Priest in early 1479.

Eight months later, on December 17, 1479, he died. His remains are preserved at the Church of Saints John and Peter in Avigliana.

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