Saint Albert of Bergamo

Join me this week as we meet a saint whose heroic life went almost unnoticed - except by God. Name: Albert/Alberto, Albert of Bergamo, Albert of Villa d’Ogna Life: died 1279 Status: Saint Feast: May 7 Albert of Bergamo would have been content to spend his whole life as a farmer. But then they stole his farm. It happened all too often during the growth years of the middle of the 13th century. A powerful lord with children and friends in need of lands just pushed the peasants out. Albert was tossed onto the road, left with nothing.

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