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Feastday: June 17

Death: 1160


Hermit and Benedictine monk. Born in Pisa, Italy, he led a dissolute life until undergo­ing a conversion after pilgrimages to Jerusalem. Returning home, he entered the Benedictine abbey of St. Andrew at Pisa where he lived as a conventual oblate. He died at the Pisan abbey of San Vito. Raynerius was credited with various miracles during his lifetime, earn­ing the name “de Aqua” for his use of holy water in healing.


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