Saint Leo of Africo

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Profile

Twelfth century hermit in Calabria, Italy who divided his time between contemplation of God and good works for the poor. Founded a monastery in Africo, Reggio, Italy, and lived out his later years there.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Leo of Africo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 May 2017. Web. 3 March 2021. <>