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Blessed Gerardo Mecatti – Feast Day – May 25

Blessed Gerardo Mecatti was a prayerful hermit and a miracle worker, born in 1174 AD in Villamagna, Italy and died in mid 13th century AD in Villamagna, Italy. We celebrate his feast day on May 25 every year in the Catholic Church.

Blessed Gerardo Mecatti Biography
Blessed Gerardo Mecatti - Feast Day - May 25
Gerardo Mecatti – Feast Day – May 25
Date of Birth 1174 AD
Place of Birth Villamagna, Italy
Profession Hermit
Place of Work Villamagna, Italy
Date of Death Mid 13th Century AD
Place of Death Villamagna, Italy
Feast Day May 25
Beatification By Pope Gregory XVI on May 18 1833 (Cultus confirmation)
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Blessed Gerardo Mecatti Life History

Bl. Gerardo Mecatti was inspired by St Francis of Assisi and he distributed all his wealth to the poor and became a hermit. From his hermitage, he used to come to the city for;

  • The Holy Mass
  • To pray in Churches for the conversion of non-Christians, and the souls in Purgatory
  • To care for the sick
  • To offer any help he could give to pilgrims

Bl. Gerardo Mecatti was beatified on May 18 1833 by Pope Gregory XVI through cultus confirmation.

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