Blessed Marcolino of Forli
- Also known as
- Marcolino Amanni
- 24 January
- Joined the Dominicans at age ten and lived under their Rule for 70 years.
Noted for his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, his life of prayer, and his ability to counsel and re-invigorate the faith of his brothers.
Supported the reform work of Blessed Raymond of Capua.
There are reports of people who heard him in conversation with Mary; they report hearing both sides of the conversation.
Legend says that when Marcolino died an angel in the form of a beautiful child walked through the streets announcing the death, disappearing afterwards.
- 1317 in Forli, Italy
24 January 1397 of natural causes
miracles, including miraculous cures, reported at his tomb
- 9 May 1750 by Pope Benedict XIV (cultus confirmed)
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
For All The Saints, by Katherine Rabenstein
Kirken i Norge - norwegian
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
Santi i Beati - italiano
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