St. Ubaldus Baldassini


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/16


Patron Of: Against Demonic Possession, Against Migraine, Against Neuralgia, Sick Children

Also known as
    Ubaldo
    Ubald of Gubbio

Memorial
    16 May

Profile
    Dean of the cathedral in his home town. Induced the canons of the chapter to live a common life together under the rule given by Peter degli Onesti. Wanted to be a hermit, but was advised against it, and in 1128 he accepted the bishopric of Gubbio. Patient, gentle, and brave. Disarmed the tyrannical Frederick Barbarossa. His shrine is a place of pilgrimage.

Born
    at Gubbio near Ancona, Umbria, Italy

Died
    1160 at Gubbio near Ancona, Umbria, Italy

Canonized
    1192 by Pope Celestine III

Representation
    bishop giving a blessing as angels carry his crozier
    bishop delivering a blessing while a devil flees from it

Patronage
    against demoniac possession
    against migraine
    against neuralgia
    Gubbio, Italy
    sick children



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