Blessed Angelus of Furci

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Born to wealthy parents; they were childless for many years but conceived Angelus after a pilgrimage and prayers for the intercession of Michael the Archangel. Educated by his uncle, the Benedictine abbot of Cornaclano at Furci, Italy. Entered the Augustinian hermits at Vasto, Italy in 1266. Priest. Studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, France for five years. Taught theology at the Augustinian school in Naples, Italy. Noted theologian and preacher, known for his great learning. Provincial superior of the Augustinians in 1287. Refused the bishoprics of Acerra and Melfi in Italy.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Angelus of Furci“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 June 2016. Web. 25 August 2016. <>