Book of Saints – Benvenutus


BENVENUTUS (Saint) Bishop (March 22) (13th century) A Franciscan Friar of holy life, who was created Bishop of Osimo in Central Italy by Pope Urban IV, and governed that Diocese for thirteen years in the difficult times of the Guelph and Ghibelline warfare. Knowing beforehand his death to be at hand, he distributed all his goods to the poor, and lay down to die before the High Altar of his Cathedral (A.D. 1276). Many miracles having been wrought at his tomb, he was canonised by Pope Martin IV.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Benvenutus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2012. Web. 23 October 2020. <>