St. Andrew Corsini

Also known as the Apostle of Florence; Andres Corsino
Feast Day - February 4th

ANDREW CORSINIProfile:
Following a wild and misspent youth, Andrew became a Carmelite at Florence. Studied at Paris and Avignon, France. Prior. Provincial of Tuscany in 1348. Bishop of Fiesole on October 13, 1349. Had the gift of prophecy and was a miracle worker. Noted peacemaker between quarreling Italian houses.
Born - 1302 at Florence, Italy
Died - January 6, 1374
Beatified - 1374
Canonized - April 29, 1629 by Pope Urban VIII

 

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