St. Antoninus of Florence


 
St. Antoninus of Florence Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/10


Patron Of: Against Fever

Also known as
    People's Prelate
    Protector of the Poor

Memorial
    10 May

Profile
    When he first tried to join the Dominicans he was refused due to his poor health. When he persisted, the prior told him he could only enter if he could recite the whole of canon law from memory; a year later, in 1405, after spending his time in study, he recited it and was admitted. Priest. Worked for the reforms of Blessed John Dominic. Vicar of the convent of Foligno in 1414. Prior. Member of the Council of Florence which sought to end the schism between the churches of the east and west. Vicar-General of the Dominicans. Archbishop of Florence, Italy in 1446. Diplomat. Theologian. Healer. Wrote a biography of Blessed John Dominic, a history of the world, and a reference work on moral theology.

Born
    1 March 1389 at Florence, Italy

Died
    2 May 1459 at Florence, Italy

Canonized
    31 May 1523 by Pope Adrian VI

Patronage
    against fever

Representation

    lily
    pair of scales in which he weighs false merchandise against God‘s word
    scales
    wearing bishop‘s mitre, holding the cross, and giving the sign of blessing in absolution
 



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