Book of Saints – Bernard of Offida

detail of an 18th century portrait of Blessed Bernard Perani, artist unknown; Krško Capuchin Monastery; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Blessed) (August 22) (17th century) An Italian peasant who became a Capuchin lay-brother. He was distinguished for his charity to the poor and for the wonderful graces lavished upon him by Almighty God. He died A.D. 1694 at the age of ninety.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Bernard of Offida”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 August 2012. Web. 27 January 2022. <>