Blessed Angelus of Acri

Blessed Angelus of AcriAlso known as

  • Angelo of Acri
  • Luca Antonio Falcone

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Twice refused admission to the Capuchins, but was finally accepted in 1690. Priest. His first sermons were miserable but he overcame that, too, and became a famous and sought after preacher. Sought after home missioner in the Italian regions of Calabria and Naples, performing miraculous healings and converting thousands. Had the gifts of prophecy, bi-location, visions, and the ability to see into men’s souls in Confession.

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Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Angelus of Acri“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 April 2015. Web. 25 July 2016. <>