Blessed Vincent Romano

Blessed Vincent RomanoAlso known as

  • Vincenzo Romano
  • Vincent Dominikus Romano
  • Vincenzo Dominico Romano



Born to a poor but pius family. Educated in Naples, Italy where he studied the writings of Saint Alphonsus de Liguori and developed a devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. Ordained in 1775. Village priest in Torre del Greco, Italy. Noted for his simple ways, his care of orphans, and his work with candidates for the priesthood. Worked to rebuild after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius of 1794, including re-building his church with his own hands. Oppressed by some French invaders of his area, and by some Italian political groups.





MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Vincent Romano“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 October 2016. Web. 22 February 2018. <>