Saint Benedict dell’Antella

[Seven Founders of the Servants of Mary]
Also known as

  • Manettus
  • Manetius
  • Manetto

Memorial

Profile

One of the Seven Founders of the Servants of Mary. Attended the Council of Lyons in 1246. Governed the Servites in the Tuscan province in 1260. Took the Servite Order to France at the request of King Saint Louis IX. Fourth prior-general of the Servites. Sent missionaries to Asia. Retired to turn authority over to Saint Philip Benizi.

Died

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Benedict dell’Antella”. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 August 2012. Web. 27 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-benedict-dellantella/>