Archive for the ‘Saints Beati and Venerables’ Category.
- 25 February 1131 at the abbey of Engelberg nell’Unterwalden, Switzerland of natural causes
- relics enshrined in 1611
- “Blessed Adelelmo of Engelberg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 February 2017. Web. 25 February 2017. <>
Carmelite lay brother. Miracle worker who received visions, and was known for his deep, mystical prayer life. With a brother Carmelite, he made a pilgrimage to the Holy Lands, but died in a plague epidemic on the way home.
- c.1366 in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy of plague
- buried in the hospice church of San Pietro
- so many miracles were reported at his grave that a series of paintings depicting some of them were made for the San Pietro church and the cathedral of Lucca
- relics transferred to the cathedral of Lucca in 1513
- relics returned to the church of San Pietro in 1646
- relics enshrined in the church of Saints Paolino and Donato in 1806
- added to the Carmelite calendar in 1514
- Office made obligatory by the General Chapter of the Carmelies in 1564
- Office sanctioned by the Vatican in 1609
- approved by the Sacred Congregation of Rites on 12 May 1672
- Office and Mass extended to the entire archdiocese of Lucca, Italy on 16 July 1828
- by Pope Gregory XVI (cultus confirmation)
- “Blessed Avertano of Lucca“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2017. Web. 25 February 2017. <>
A cousin of Saint Peter Nolasco, Arnold joined the Mercedarians on the first day of their founding in the early 13th century, and lived in the monastery in Valencia, Spain. He helped spread interest in the Order and its work by explaining the virtues that develop from living the Order’s Rule.
- “Blessed Arnold of Carcassonne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2017. Web. 25 February 2017. <>