Saint Conrad of Offida

Memorial

Profile

Joined the Franciscans at age 14. Noted scholar who gave up his studies to be a cook in a convent. However, his superiors knew of his speaking skills and had him leave the kitchen for the pulpit, leading to a very successful career of preaching. Died while preaching.

Born

Died

  • 1306 at Bastia, Umbria, Italy of natural causes

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Conrad of Offida”. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 October 2012. Web. 29 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-conrad-of-offida/>