Blessed Amatus Ronconi

[Blessed Amatus Ronconi]
Also known as

  • Amato Ronconi

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Born to a wealthy family, Amatus was orphaned when very young and grew up in the home of his older brother Giacomo. Feeling a call to live according to the gospel, he devoted himself to caring for the poor and helping pilgrims. Franciscan tertiary. Constructed combination chapel and shelters for pilgrims including the Beato Amato Ronconi Nursing Home which still exists. Made four pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Benedictine lay brother.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Amatus Ronconi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 October 2013. Web. 19 April 2014. <>