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Filarete of Calabria

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Name  Filarete Calabria

Filarete of Calabria
Venerated in  Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy
Feast  6 April [O.S. {{{3}}}](main feast day)
Died  April 8, 1070, Palmi, Italy

Saint Filarete of Calabria (also the gardener) (c. 1020 – 1070) he was born in Palermo in 1020, into a family of Calabrian origin deported to Sicily by the Saracens, and subsequently released. Back in Calabria in 1040, Filarete lived in Reggio Calabria and then moved to the monastery of St. Elias stood on Mount Aulinas at Palmi. Later also lived in Sinopoli and then return to the mountain Aulinas under the guidance of Orestes, where he spent the last 25 years of his life.

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Filarete of Calabria Wikipedia


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