The saint for November 10
St. Andrew Avellino
 
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Born in 1521 in Sicily
Died in 1608 at Naples, Italy, of a stroke
Canonized in 1712

St Andrew (birth name Lancelota) was ordained in 1547, at the age of 26 and served as a canon lawyer in the ecclesial courts at Naples. However, in a heated debate in the courtroom, he perjured himself in defense of a friend. Horrified by this, he quit the courtroom and devoted himself to a life of penance.

He joined the Theatines at the age of 35, and served as novicmaster and later as superior of that order.

He was renowned as a reformer and spiritual director

He suffered a stroke while celebrating Mass, and died shortly thereafter, at the age of 86.
Stroke victims, Those suffering Apoplexy
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