St Joseph Pignatelli
Seen as the bridge between the old society and the new society, Pignatelli was a Spanish Jesuit with an aristocratic background. He was a great support to the Jesuits in exile, organising them first in Corsica and later in Ferrara. Outstanding firstly as the apostle of the Ruins of the Society of Jesus, then seen as many as a second founder as he worked in Parma, becoming the provincial of Italy in the Society's partial restoration. He was beatified by Gregory XVI in 1933 and canonised 21 years later in 1954 by Pius XII.