January 9th – St. Andrew Corsini (1302 – 1373)

St. Andrew Corsini (1302 – 1373) – Bishop
Feast Day – January 9th  

 St. Andrew Corsini (1302-1373)
St. Andrew Corsini was born in Florence on November 30th, 1302 in Florence Italy into the noble Corsini family.  His birth was a special answer to prayer, and his parents vowed him to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  When his mother was late in the pregnancy, she dreamt that she brought forth a wolf, which ran to the Carmelite Church and was changed into a lamb as soon as it reached the porch.  Andrew was brought up in godliness and education, but was a wild youth.  In 1318 at the age of 15, after learning of his mother’s dream … read more….
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