Artémides Zatti (Italy, 1880 – Argentina, 1951) was a Salesian nurse and brother who for fifty years devoted himself to the care of the poor and sick in Viedma, Río Negro.
There he directed one of the first hospitals in Argentina Patagonia, which today bears his name.
In 2002 he was declared blessed by the Catholic Church.
On October 9, 2022, he was declared a saint by Pope Francis.
Prayer to Saint brother Artemide Zatti
You called Artemide Zatti, Salesian Brother,
to serve you in the poor and the needy.
You gave him the strength to give himself
with joy and without rest to his sick brothers.
You made him a good man,
who knew how to live your Gospel faithfully
in daily work and in hidden sacrifice.
May the joy of seeing him shine in the heaven of your saints
help us to bear witness to your Light.
We ask through his intercession for the grace to:
(here we ask with faith what we desire).
For your glory and that of your faithful servant Artemide Zatti.
(ANS - Vatican City) - "Salesian Brother Artemide Zatti was a living example of gratitude." With these words, pronounced during the homily of today's Mass, Oct. 9, 2022, Pope Francis points all the faithful to the model of the "holy nurse" and "relative of all...
Vatican – Migrant, relative of all the poor, Salesian coadjutor and intercessor for vocations: Pope Francis sketches the figure of Artemide Zatti
(ANS - Vatican City) - A detailed, precise, timely, and personal knowledge: this is what Pope Francis showed he had regarding the now upcoming saint Artemide Zatti. Speaking at the ceremony scheduled in Paul VI Hall on the eve of the canonization, he offered the...
(ANS - Vatican City) - In a "Paul VI" hall of the Vatican filled with thousands of Salesians, members of the Salesian Family, and devotees of the future saint Artemide Zatti, SDB, the tribute ceremony on the eve of the Canonization of Artemide Zatti took place on...