Blessed Mark of Montegallo

detail of a portrait of Blessed Mark of Montegallo, Church of San Giuliano-March, Vicenza, Italy; photographed on 21 September 2013 by Claudio Gioseffi; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Marco
  • Marcos
  • Markus



Italian noble from the Marches of Ancona. Physician. Married layman; both he and his wife joined the Franciscans, she becoming a Poor Clare. Priest. Travelled Italy preaching and establishing charitable pawnshops for the poor, known in Italy as Monti di Pieta.



  • 1497 of natural causes


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Mark of Montegallo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 May 2020. Web. 23 January 2022. <>