Blessed Andrea Schiafino

details of an antique Italian holy card of the Twenty Mercedarians of Palermo, by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian cantor. He was one of twenty Mercedarians who, when an unspecified plague struck Palermo, Italy, volunteered to nurse the sick. He contracted the plague himself, and died as a martyr of charity.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Andrea Schiafino“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 February 2019. Web. 1 December 2021. <>