Joined the Franciscans at age 14. Noted scholar who gave up his studies to be a cook in a convent. However, his superiors knew of his speaking skills and had him leave the kitchen for the pulpit, leading to a very successful career of preaching. Died while preaching.
- “Saint Conrad of Offida“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2012. Web. 19 April 2015. <>