Blessed Silao – Feast Day – May 21

Today is Saturday, January 28, 2023

Blessed Silao was a Benedictine monk, Abbot, Priest, and Bishop. He was born in the 11th century AD in Ireland and died in the late 11th century in Lucca, Italy. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Silao – Feast Day

Blessed Silao Biography

Date of Birth Early 11th century
Country of Birth Ireland in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Bishops
Profession Priest, Monk, Abbot, Bishop
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death Late 11th century
Place of Death Lucca, Italy
Feast Day May 21
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Blessed’s Biography

Bl Silao was born at the beginning of the eleventh century as a royal lineage.

He was first a secular priest and then dressed in the Benedictine habit. Silao later became the bishop of an important and still unknown Irish office, but because of the arrogance of a local lord, he was forced to go to Rome.

He died on the road while returning to Ireland. The Benedictine Order celebrates him on May 21st.

Blessed Silao
Bl Silao Blessed Silao

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