St. Pacificus of San Severino

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/24

    24 September
    Son of Antonio M Divini and Mariangela Bruni, both of whom died when Pacificus was about 3 years old, leaving him to be raised by an uncle. Joined the Franciscans in December 1670. Ordained in 1678. Professor of philosophy, teaching novices. Parish missionary. His health failed and he spent his final 29 years lame, deaf and blind, leading a contemplative life. Received ecstasies. Miracle worker.
    1 March 1653 at San Severino
    24 September 1721 at San Severino
    4 August 1786 by Pope Pius VI
    26 May 1839 by Pope Gregory IX

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


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