Born to the Italian nobility. Cared for his mother until her death, then became a hermit for several years on Mount Etna, Sicily. Franciscan lay brother. Cook for Franciscan house. Known for his childlike simplicity, and the many graces that derived from it.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Heiligen 3s
- Den katolske kirke
- La fête des prénoms
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Santi e Beati
- “Blessed Gérard Cagnoli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 April 2015. Web. 31 May 2016. <>