Saturday, May 30, 2020

Blessed Arnold of Padua Biography – Feast Day: March 14 – Saint of the Day

Blessed Arnold of Padua Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Arnold of Padua, Monk was born on 1185 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Padua, Italy. Died: 10 February 1255 in Limena, Padua, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on March 14.

The Memorial of Blessed Arnold – Saint of the Day Biography

Blessed Arnold, Monk Profile

Date of Birth 1185 AD
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Monks who became Saints
Profession Monk
Place of Work Padua, Italy
Date of Death 10 February 1255
Place of Death Limena, Padua, Italy
Feast Day March 14
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of

Blessed Arnold of Padua Biography

He was also known as:

  • Arnold de’Cattanei
  • Arnold Cattaneo
  • Arnald
  • Arnaldo
  • Arnaud
  • Arnoldus

Blessed Arnold of Padua was born in 1185. He was born to the nobility. Arnold was a Benedictine monk at the Santa Giustina monastery in Padua, Italy. He was chosen the head of the other monks in 1209 at the age of 24.

He then restored and expanded the abbey structure. Arnold fought to maintain its rights. Arnold escaped to Monselice when Ezzelino III conquered Padua in 1237.

He came back in 1238, but when Ezzelino returned to the city, he then arrested Arnold in 1246 and imprisoned him to live his remaining eight years on bread and water.

Today’s Blessed Arnold Quote:


Blessed Arnold of Padua
Blessed Arnold of Padua