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Saint Nicholas of Trani - June 2

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Saint Nicholas Peregrinus Also known as Nicholas the Pilgrim Nicola Pellegrino di Trani Nicholas of Trani Nicola il Pellegrino Memorial 2 June Profile Moved from Greece to Apulia, Italy as a teenag…More
Saint Nicholas Peregrinus
Also known as

Nicholas the Pilgrim
Nicola Pellegrino di Trani
Nicholas of Trani
Nicola il Pellegrino
Memorial

2 June
Profile

Moved from Greece to Apulia, Italy as a teenager where he wandered the streets carrying a cross and crying “Kyrie Eleison” (“Lord, have mercy”). Groups of children would follow him, also crying “Kyrie Eleison”. Noted for his piety and personal holiness, but considered a lunatic by the locals. Many miracles reported at his tomb.

Born

1075 in Greece
Died

1094 in Trani, Italy of natural causes
Canonized
1098 by Pope Blessed Urban II
Patronage

Trani, Italy