Also known as
Apostle of Florence
Following a wild and misspent youth, Andrew became a Carmelite at Florence. Studied at Paris and Avignon, France. Prior. Provincial of Tuscany in 1348. Bishop of Fiesole on 13 October 1349. Had the gifts of prophecy and miracles. Noted peacemaker between quarreling Italian houses.
1302 at Florence, Italy
6 January 1374 at Fiesole, Italy; relics at Florence, Italy
strong, manly (Andrew)
29 April 1629 by Pope Urban VIII
against civil disorder