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.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Heiligen 3s
- Kirken i Norge
- La fête des prénoms
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Santi e Beati
- “Blessed Gérard Cagnoli“. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 January 2014. Web. 1 March 2015. <>