Blessed Vincenzo Salanitro

antique portrait of Blessed Vincenzo Salanitro, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian cantor. He was one of twenty Mercedarians who, when an unspecified plague struck Palermo, Italy, volunteered to nurse the sick. He contracted the plague himself, and died as a martyr of charity.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Vincenzo Salanitro“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 February 2020. Web. 14 June 2021. <>