Blessed Adam of Guglionesi

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Saint Adam of Guglionesi; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Adam the Abbot
  • Adamo…
  • Adão…



Benedictine monk. Abbot of the monastery of Santa Maria to the Italian Tremiti Islands. Attended the council of Melfi on 21 August 1059. Worked to unify the people of southern Italy as a way reduce into-city warring. Retired in 1071 to spend his remaining months as a prayerful hermit at the monastery of Saint Paul in Petacciato, Italy.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Adam of Guglionesi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2016. Web. 16 September 2021. <>