Blessed Frederic Campisani

detail of a painting of Blessed Frederic Campisani, date and artist unknown; part of an Italian holy card, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Born to the nobility. Known as a pious child, Frederic joined the Franciscans as soon as they would taken him. Hermit on the Magdalena peninsula of Sicily near the area of modern Plemmirio, Contrada Isola. Miracle worker, healer, exorcist with the gift of prophesy.




  • popular devotion began immediately, and the diocese started the process in 1336
  • in 1761 Bishop Giuseppe Antonio De Requesens ordered the canonical recognition of the relics of Blessed Frederic
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Frederic Campisani“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2016. Web. 27 July 2021. <>