Thursday, December 12, 2019

Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco – Saint of the Day – April 3

Bl. Gandulphus of Binasco Biography

Bl. Gandulphus of Binasco Profile. Born: 1200 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: April 3 1260 in Polizzi Generosa, Sicily, Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on April 3.

 

The Memorial of Bl. Gandulphus of Binasco – Saint of the Day

Bl. Gandulphus of Binasco Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 1200 AD
Country of Birth Italy of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death April 3 1260
Place of Death Polizzi Generosa, Sicily, Italy
Feast Day April 3
Beatification Beatified by Pope Leo XIII on March 10 1881
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Polizzi Generosa
Italy

 

Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco
Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco

Blessed’s Biography

Bl. Gandulphus Sacchi was born around 1200 in northern Italy. He comes from a rich and powerful family of Sacchi. He joined the Franciscan Order while Saint Francis of Assisi was still alive. Gandulphus lived a remarkable ascetic life. In 1256 he established the Franciscan convent in Italy.

Miracles

He healed a young boy outside Polizzi Generosa, Italy in 1260 which led to local people following his preaching.

Bl. Gandulphus of Binasco Death

He died on April 3 1260 at San Nicolò Hospital in Italy of natural causes.