Blessed Luke Belludi OFM (c 1200- c 1285)

Sts. Peter and Paul Blessed Luke Belludi OFM In 1220, Saint Anthony (1195-1231) was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly asked to receive the habit of the followers of Saint Francis.   Anthony liked the talented, well-educated Luke and personally recommended him to [...]

Saint of the day 24th February

Blessed Luke Belludi Blessed Luke Belludi, Blessed Luc Belludi, Priest, religious of the Franciscan 1st Order, d. 1286 Feast Day – February 17, Franciscan calendar, 24th Universal Calendar When St Anthony in his apostolic zeal was occupied in reforming the inhabitants of Padua, a young man presented himself to him and humbly begged for the [...]