Saint Ferdinand of Aragon

detail of a statue of Saint Fedinand of Aragon used in processions in Alvignano, Italy; sculpture unknown; photographed on 27 June 2008 by Alvimus; swiped from WikipediaAlso known as

  • Ferdinand of Caiazzo
  • Ferdinando of…



Born to the royal family of Aragon, Spain, and the rulers of the two Sicilies, the fourth child of King Sancho III and Elvisa, Countess of Castile. Ferdinand was early drawn to religious and contemplative life. Hermit in the forest near Caiazzo, Italy where he became renowned in the region for his piety. Had the gift of healing by prayer. Fifth bishop of Caiazzo. Died while on pilgrimage.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ferdinand of Aragon“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 June 2015. Web. 24 June 2021. <>