Blessed Falco of Cava

Also known as

  • Falcone



Educated at the Benedictine monastery of Holy Trinity in Cava dei Tirreni, Italy. Spiritual student of Saint Peter of Pappacarbone. Monk at Cava, and prior of the house. Abbot of Saint Mary’s at Cirzosimo. Abbot of Cava in 1141. Noted expert in canon law. Advisor to Norman king Roger II. Regional bishops deferred to him on matters of law, canon and civil.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Falco of Cava“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 June 2015. Web. 24 November 2015. <>