Saint Homobonus of Cremona

detail of an antique holy card of Saint HomobonusAlso known as

  • Homobonius
  • Homobonus Tucingo
  • Omobono
  • Omobono Tucenghi
  • Uomobuono

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Son of a well-to-do tailor and merchant. He became a tailor himself, and took over his father‘s business. Married layman. He believed that his ability to work was given to him by God so he could support the poor, and he devoted most of his profits, and some of his house space, to charity.

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Name Meaning

  • good man (= bone home)

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Homobonus of Cremona“. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 January 2015. Web. 7 March 2015. <>