Blessed Peter II of La Cava Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
Blessed Peter II, Monk Profile
|Date of Birth||12th Century|
|Country of Birth||Italy of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Monks who became Saints|
|Place of Work||Italy|
|Date of Death||13 March 1208|
|Place of Death||Santissima Trinita monastery, Cava dei Tirreni, Italy|
|Feast Day||March 13|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Pius XI (cultus confirmation) on 16 May 1928|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
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Blessed Peter II of La Cava was born in the 12th century in Italy. He was a Benedictine monk at Santissima Trinita monastery, Cava Dei Tirreni, Salerno, Campania, Italy under the leadership of Blessed Benincasa.
He was the head of the Monks of the house in 1195. Peter obtained the support of Emperor Henry VI for the house. Involved in the region’s politics of the day. He established the hospice of Vietri Sul mare in 1202.
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Blessed Peter II Death
His body was then buried in the Arsicia cave crypt near the monastery. Blessed Peter’s relics were then transferred to the chapel of Santi Padri at La Cava abbey on 20 October 1675.