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St HOMOBONUS

Extremely generous merchant's son

The son of a Lombardy merchant, he inherited the stock. And seemed determined to distribute all the profits amongst the poor.

His wife was not so sure the Lord would provide for them when they had nothing left to provide themselves. Our Saint just spent more time in church and used to assist at Matins.

One day he was seen kneeling before the crucifix until mass began and shortly after lying with arms outstretched in devotion. But the congregation found he was in fact no longer with us, or rather them.

There don't seem to be any comments recorded from the wife.

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Article last updated on 23 January 2013
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St HOMOBONUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : HOMOBONUS
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-1197
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 193

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