Saint Bonfilius of Foligno

detail of a photograph of a statue of Saint Bonfilius, sculptor unknown; Cathedral of San Feliciano, Foligno, Italy; photographed on 2 May 2008 by Georges Jansoone; swiped off the Wikipedia web siteMemorial


Born to the nobility. Benedictine monk and then abbot of Santa Maria di Storaco Abbey where he was known for his knowledge of the scriptures. Priest. Noted and popular preacher. Bishop of Foligno, Italy in 1078. Pilgrim and Crusader to the Holy Lands from 1096 to 1104, after which he retired from his see to return to life as a monk. His biography was written by Saint Sylvester Guzzolini.



  • 1125 of natural causes
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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bonfilius of Foligno“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 September 2017. Web. 22 September 2021. <>