Posts Tagged ‘ St. Bevignate ’

The refused canonization of a Templar saint

May 8th, 2013 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The refused canonization of a Templar saint

It was on the 13th of October 1307 when the King of France, Filippo il Bello, ordered the arrest of the Templar Knights. The monks who belonged to the order were imprisoned and tortured, including the Great Master Jacques de Molay. Their property was confiscated, and all archives and documents were destroyed, making the task [...]



The saint of Templars and Flagellants

Oct 13th, 2008 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The saint of Templars and Flagellants

Even if we do not have evidence of his existence, we must rely on tradition to tell us Bevignate was a hermit who lived in Perugia, although we don’t know exactly when. André Vauchez called him “the mysterious saint of Perugia” and Ugolino Nicolini said, “total darkness surrounds his story.” Nicolò Del Re wrote: “Nothing [...]