The Modern Holiness of St. Gianna Molla

with Leslie Knopf

Leslie Knopf shares with us the life of one wife, mother, and doctor who in her modern life practiced holiness for which the Church formally recognizes with sainthood.

Further resources:

  1. Online Video: Well-done short video on the life of St. Gianna Molla, with interviews of her family members.
  2. Online: Link to the official documentary of St. Gianna’s life from Salt and Light TV
  3. Online: Short biography of St. Gianna Molla from the Vatican website
  4. Online: Homily of Pope St. John Paul II at the canonization Mass of St. Gianna Molla, 2004.
  5. Book: Biography of St. Gianna Molla, co-authored by her husband, Pietro Molla, available here
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Leslie, a proud native of Kentucky, is currently the Executive Director of Catholic CAST Media/Catholic Bytes. She graduated  from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross with a Licentiate in Institutional Church Communications and earned her Bachelor’s from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Spanish and International Relations. Leslie has been with the podcast from the very beginning, first writing catchy episode titles to now directing the organization.