Saint Peter the Farmer

Saint Peter of AstiAlso known as

  • Peter of Asti

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Legend says that Peter was an 11th century farmer from Castagnole Monferrato, Italy who miraculously dug a spring to supply a convent built in a place with no water. He founded a hospital next to the church of Saint Mary which later became the church of San Pietro in his hounour.

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter the Farmer“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 June 2016. Web. 3 December 2016. <>