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St Angelus Jerusalem Oil (Italian: Sant’Angelo) (1185 – 1220), a saint and martyr from the Holy Land. Born in Jerusalem to a Jewish family. His mother, however, converted to Christianity, and Angelus, along with his twin brother John baptised when she converted.
His parents died while he young, and he and his twin brother entered the Carmelite Order at the age of eighteen. They already spoke Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.
Around his twenty-sixth year, Angelus ordained in Jerusalem, and he traveled through Palestine. Various miraculous cures attributed to him. His acta states that he sought to avoid fame. When he becoming known for his miracles, he withdrew from society to a hermitage. He remained hermit on Mount Carmel until he instructed to leave for Italy to preach against Albigensians, Bulgars, and patarini.
Went to Sicily, and his fame as a miracle-worker caused crowds to come to him.
Wanted to convert a Cathar knight named Berenger (Berengarius). Catholic tradition states that Berenger living in incest and that Angelus convinced the knight’s companion to leave Berenger. Berenger became enraged and killed or had him killed in front of the Church of SS. Filippo e Giacomo in Licata.
He died of his wounds four days after the attack. According to Catholic tradition, asked for his assassin to be pardoned. He buried at SS. Filippo e Giacomo.