Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco

Blessed Gandulphus of BinascoAlso known as

  • Gandulphus Sacchi
  • Gandulphus of Polizzi Generosa
  • Gandulphus of Polizzo
  • Gandolf…
  • Gandolfo…
  • Gandulf…

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Born to the nobility, a member of the wealthy and powerful Sacchi family. He joined the Franciscans while Saint Francis was still alive, and made his final vows c.1224. Priest. Father Gandulphus spent his life praying and preaching throughout Sicily. Founded the Franciscan convent at Termini Imerese, Italy in 1256. He cured a young mute man outside Polizzi Generosa, Italy in 1260 which led to his preaching having great affect on the local people.

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  • “Blessed Gandulphus of Binasco“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 April 2020. Web. 1 October 2020. <>