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October 27 - Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza breski1 Also known as Bartholomew of Braganza Bartholomew of Braganca Bartolomé de Bregantia Memorial 27 October formerly 23 October Profile Joined…More
October 27 - Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza breski1
Also known as
Bartholomew of Braganza
Bartholomew of Braganca
Bartolomé de Bregantia
Memorial
27 October
formerly 23 October
Profile
Joined the Dominicans at Bologna, Italy, receiving the habit from Saint Dominic himself. Noted preacher throughout Lombardy and Emilia in Italy. Bishop of Limassol, Cyprus in 1253. Bishop of Vincenza, Italy in 1255. Worked as a peace maker between warring factions in the region. Friend of King Saint Louis IX of France. Preached at the second translation of the relics of Saint Dominic in 1267.
Born
c.1200 at Vicenza, Italy
Died
1270 in Vicenza, Italy of natural causes
Beatified
11 September 1793 by Pope Pius VI