Blessed Arnaldo Da Carcassona, February 24

blessed-arnaldo-carcassola-feb-24Blessed Arnaldo Carcassone Mercedario

February 24, XIII Century

Cousin of the Holy Father Founder Peter Nolasco, Blessed by Arnaldo Carcassone, took the dress Mercedario the same day as the foundation of the Order. Interest as the second monastery of Valencia (Spain) and promoted the monastic discipline, not so much with the teaching of the rules but with the pursuit of virtue. Imposed the habit of a Saint Peter Paschasius in the Cathedral of Valencia in 1250.

The Order celebrates him on February 24.

Source: Santi e Beati

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