Book of Saints – Antoninus – 10 May


(Saint) Bishop (May 10) (15th century) A Florentine, born A.D. 1389, who, embracing the Religious life in the Dominican Order, and successively governed many convents, until he was raised to the Archbishopric of Florence (A.D. 1446). He died three years later, and was buried in the church of his Order in Florence. His learning and intellectual grasp, conspicuous in his many erudite works on Divinity and Canon Law, together with his Apostolic virtues, gained for him the respect and esteem of his contemporaries. He enjoyed the confidence of the Popes of his time. Pope Eugene IV, when dying, sent for him to administer to him the last Rites, and Pius II was present in Florence at the Saint’s funeral.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Antoninus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 July 2012. Web. 24 February 2020. <>