Thursday, September 18, 2014


Saint Goscelinus of Turin

Also known as Goscelinus of San Solutore, Goslin ,Goslino ,Gozzelino ,Gozzelinus .

feast day :12 February

Died 12 February  1053 of natural causes
relics enshrined in San Solutore Abbey in 1472

Born to the Italian nobility. Benedictine monk in 1006 at the San Solutore Abbey near Turin, Italy soon after its founding. Reluctant abbot in of the house in 1031, he served the remaining 22 years of his life.

The San Solutore Abbey was destroyed during the occupation of Italy by the French in 1536, and the relics were transferred Consolata Benedictine monastery.Relics enshrined in the church of Saints Solutore, Ottavio and Avventore in Turin, Italy on 19 January 1575
relics transferred to the church’s new constructed chapel of Saint Paul in 1584.

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