Born to the Italian nobility. Cared for his mother until her death, then became a hermit for several years on Mount Etna, Sicily. Franciscan lay brother. Cook for Franciscan house. Known for his childlike simplicity, and the many graces that derived from it.
- “Blessed Gerard Cagnoli“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2013. Web. 11 December 2013. <>