St. Andrew Corsini

St. Andrew Corsini Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 02/04


Patron Of: Against Civil Disorder, Against Riot

Also known as
    Andres Corsino
    Apostle of Florence

Memorial
    4 February

Profile
    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.

Born
    1302 at Florence, Italy

Died
    6 January 1374 at Fiesole, Italy; relics at Florence, Italy

Name Meaning
    strong, manly (Andrew)

Beatified
    1374

Canonized
    29 April 1629 by Pope Urban VIII

Patronage
    against civil disorder
    against riot



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 
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