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Saint of the Day – 21 December – Blessed Daniel of the Annunciation OdeM

Saint of the Day – 21 December – Blessed Daniel of the Annunciation OdeM (13th Century-possibly) Friar of the Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives, commonly called the Mercedarians. Also known as Daniele dell’Annunziata.

Sadly, we have almost no information of this Blessed not even the confirmed dates of his life.

Daniel was a Mercedarian Friar at the Monastery of Santa Maria della Pace in Naples, Italy. He was a staunch defender of the freedom of the Church from state control and of his Order.

Monastery of Santa Maria della Pace

He was known for personal piety and strict adherence to his Order’s rule and orthodox Christian doctrine.

The Church of Monastery of Santa Maria della Pace


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