Saint Amatus Ronconi

detail of an Italian holy card of Beati Amato Ronconi based on a painting and described as an effigy, date unknown, artist unknown, photographer unknown; swiped with permission from the Santini Imagini web siteAlso known as

  • Amato

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Born to a wealthy family, Amatus was orphaned when very young and grew up in the home of his older brother Giacomo. Feeling a call to live according to the gospel, he devoted himself to caring for the poor and helping pilgrims. Franciscan tertiary. Constructed combination chapel and shelters for pilgrims including the Beato Amato Ronconi Nursing Home which still exists. Made four pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Benedictine lay brother.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Amatus Ronconi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 March 2015. Web. 28 April 2015. <>