Sunday, August 18, 2019

Saint Florido of Città di Castello – Saint of the Day – November 13

Saint Florido of Città di Castello Biography

Saint Florido of Città di Castello Profile. Born: 520 AD in Italy, Europe. Worked in Italy. Died: 13 November 599 in Italy. Feast Day is celebrated on November 13.

The Memorial of Saint Florido of Città di Castello – Saint of the Day

St. Florido of Città di Castello 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 520 AD
Country of Birth Italy in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Bishops
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Italy
Date of Death 13 November 599
Place of Death Italy
Feast Day November 13
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of Città di Castello, Italy, city of
Città di Castello, Italy, diocese of

St. Florido of Città di Castello Biography

St. Florido of Città di Castello was also known as Florencio. He was orphaned at an early age and managed to study theology. Later he has ordained a deacon in 542 AD. He was sent to exile to Perugia, Italy with St. Amanzio when his city was over-run by invading troops led by Totila. He ordained the bishop so much that he was ordained a priest.

Florido healed a madman through prayer in Pantalla, Italy in 544 AD. After 551 Ad, he returned to his city and began to rebuild it. He was appointed the bishop of Citta di Castello by Pope Pelagius II and served for over 30 years.

St. Florido of Città di Castello
St. Florido of Città di Castello