New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Anthony Zaccaria


Confessor, founder of the Barnabites, born Cremona, Italy, 1502; died there, 1539. He studied theology and medicine and received Holy Orders, 1528. He worked among the poor at Milan, and established the Confraternity of Eternal Wisdom and the congregation of secular clergy to relieve the conditions in northern Italy. Canonized, 1897. Feast, Roman Calendar, 5 July.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Anthony Zaccaria”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 July 2012. Web. 17 January 2019. <>