Monday, July 2, 2012

TODAY'S SAINT: JULY 2: ST. BERNARDINO REALINO


St. Bernardino Realino
JESUIT COLLEGE RECTOR
Feast: July 2


Information:
Feast Day:July 2
Born:Modena, Italy, in 1530
Died:1616
Canonized:1947 by Pope Pius XII
Patron of:Lecce, Italy
Born in Modena, Italy, in 1530, he trained as an attorney. At the age of thirty-four, Bernardine became a member of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits. He was appointed years later to the post of rector of the Jesuit college at Lecce, remaining there until death. Bernardine was canonized in 1947.


SOURCE: http://www.ewtn.com/saintsHoly/saints/B/stbernardinorealino.asp#ixzz1QyCiuaui