Blessed Colomba of Mount Brancastello



Sister of Saint Bernard Valeara of Teramo. As a teenager she retired to live as a mountain hermitess in a cave. Near the cave is an imprint in the rock that looks like a hand; tradition says it’s where Colomba grabbed the stone to reach her home of solitude.



  • winter 1116 on Mount Brancastello, Italy of natural causes
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Colomba of Mount Brancastello“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 August 2015. Web. 24 October 2016. <>