Blessed Marino of Cava



Benedictine monk. Spiritual student of Blessed Falco of Cava. Chosen seventh abbot of the Holy Trinity monastery in Cava dei Tirreni, Campania, Italy on 9 July 1146; received a blessing for this office from Pope Eugene III, and served for 24 years. He expanded and rebuilt elements of the monastery, and aided in the reform and expansion of the San Lorenzo monastery in Panisperna, Italy. Noted for his loyalty to the Pope during a period of strife, and as a peacemaker between Pope Adrian IV and King Guglielmo il Malo of Sicily.



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  • “Blessed Marino of Cava“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 June 2018. Web. 18 October 2021. <>