Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque was a French Catholic Visitation nun and mystic who was chosen by Christ to arouse the Church to a realization of the love of God symbolized by the heart of Jesus. She is greatly recognized for her devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Saint Margaret Mary Church is open for visitors to adore the beloved Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in the Most Blessed Sacrament of the Altar.
Corrado Giaquinto was an Italian Rococo painter. He was born in Molfetta on February 8, 1703, and died in Naples on April 18, 1766. Giaquinto was a peripatetic painter, with long sojourns in Naples, Rome (between 1723-53), Turin (1733 and 1735-9), and Madrid (1753-1761). His work can be found in the permanent collections of several museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Musée Fesch.