Blessed Albert of Bergamo

detail of an antique Beato Alberto da Bergamo holy card, date unknown, artist unknown; swiped with permission from the Santini Imagini web siteAlso known as

  • Alberto da Bergamo



Born to a modest but pious farm family. Married layman. Farmer in Villa d’Ogna, Italy. Dominican tertiary. Known for his ministry and devotion to the poor. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy, to Jerusalem and to Compostela, Spain. Settled finally in Cremona, Italy. Known as a miracle worker.







Almighty and ever-loving God, you led Blessed Albert to shine forth in humility of life, in zeal for the truth and in apostolic charity. May we follow in his footsteps and so obtain the same reward. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. – General Calendar of the Order of Preachers

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Albert of Bergamo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2021. Web. 21 January 2022. <>