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

Lord Jesus.
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.


Vatican – Salesian Brother Artemide Zatti is a saint!

Vatican – Salesian Brother Artemide Zatti is a saint!

(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...