Blessed Bartholomew Fanti of Mantua

detail from a portrait of Blessed Bartholomew by Spanish Carmelite Rafael Lopez-Melus; swiped from the web site of the Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of MaryMemorial


Carmelite priest at Mantua, Italy for 35 years. Spiritual director and rector of the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for which he composed a rule and statutes. Spiritual teacher of Blessed John Baptist Spagnuolo. Noted preacher and healer with a strong devotion to the Eucharist.



  • 1495 of natual causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bartholomew Fanti of Mantua“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2015. Web. 30 November 2015. <>