Blessed Giles of Lorenzana
Roman martyrology: In Laurenzana in Lucania, Blessed Giles, religious of the Order of Friars Minor.
Beatification date: 27 June 1880 by Pope Leo XIII
Also Known as: Bernardino di Bello
Born in 1443 at Laurenzana, Italy as Bernardin de Bello. Raised on a farm at Laurenzana, Naples. Franciscan lay brother. Lived as a hermit in the garden of the Franciscan friary at Laurenzana. Noted for a great love of animals.
Died on January 10, 1518 in Laurenzana, Italy of natural causes.