- Alberto da Bergamo
Born to a modest but pious farm family. Married layman. Farmer in Villa d’Ogna, Italy. Dominican tertiary. Known for his ministry and devotion to the poor. Pilgrim to Rome, Italy, to Jerusalem and to Compostela, Spain. Settled finally in Cremona, Italy. Known as a miracle worker.
- farm worker cutting through a stone with a scythe
- farm worker being brought the Eucharist in the field by a dove
Almighty and ever-loving God, you led Blessed Albert to shine forth in humility of life, in zeal for the truth and in apostolic charity. May we follow in his footsteps and so obtain the same reward. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. - General Calendar of the Order of Preachers
- “Blessed Albert of Bergamo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 April 2014. Web. 21 August 2014. <>