Blessed Marcolinus Amanni

detail of the painting 'Madonna col Bambino con il Beato Marcolino Amannai da Forli ed un angelo' by Guercino, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Marcolinus of Forli
  • Marcolino Amannai da Forli
  • Mark the Mute
  • Marcolino…



Joined the Dominican in Forli, Emilia, Italy when he was just a boy, and became known for his simple life, his love of quiet and solitude, and his service to the poor and children. Had a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and carried a picture of her with him at all times.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Marcolinus Amanni“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 May 2020. Web. 19 June 2021. <>