Blessed Peter of Città di Castello

Also known as

  • Peter Capucci
  • Preacher of Death

Memorial

Profile

Joined the reformed Dominican priory of Cortona, Italy at age 15. Ordained in Cortona. Known for his deep life of prayer, penance and contemplation. Noted preacher, often on the theme of contemplating your own death, preaching with a skull in his hand.

Born

Died

Beatified

Prayers

Through the prayer and example of Blessed Peter, may we so bear in mind our temporal death that, through sorrow for sin, we may avoid eternal death. - from the office for Blessed Peter

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Peter of Città di Castello“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 August 2013. Web. 16 September 2014. <>