- Augustine of Biella
- Agostino Fangi
Born to wealthy nobility. Joined the Dominicans as a young man, and entered the house in Biella, Italy. Noted for his severe self-imposed penances, and his complete self-control; he once had surgery without anesthetic, and without making an outcry, claming his mind had been on his prayers. Prior of houses in Biella, Socino in 1464, Vercelli, and Vigevano. Miracle worker, whose incidents include
Through his intercession, a woman was delivered from possession of five devils.
- 22 July 1493 at Venice, Italy of natural causes
- in the 1530s, workmen found his coffin floating in the water that had seeped into the burial chamber – when opened, Augustine’s body and clothing were found to be incorrupt
- “Blessed Augustine Fangi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2016. Web. 24 February 2017. <>