Blessed Girolamo Carmelo di Savoia

Blessed Girolamo Carmelo di SavoiaAlso known as

  • San Carmel



Born to the nobility, a member of the family of the Dukes of Savoy. Soldier. Joined the Mercedarians in Barcelona, Spain on 25 March 1542. Received visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to whom he was extremely devoted. Wrote in defense of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. Some accounts describe him as bishop of Teruel, Spain, but that diocese had not been established during his lifetime.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Girolamo Carmelo di Savoia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2021. Web. 16 June 2021. <>