Saint Guarinus of Palestrina

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Born to the Italian nobility. Priest. Canon of the catehdral of Bologna, Italy. Augustinian canon c.1104. Chosen bishop of Pavia, Italy c.1139, but adamantly refused the appointment, citing his inadequacy to the task. Elevated to cardinal-bishop of Palestrina in 1144 by Pope Lucius II.

Born

Died

  • 1159 of natural causes

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Guarinus of Palestrina“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 January 2014. Web. 21 December 2014. <>