May 26 – He converted a young nobleman by showing him a vision of hell, and called the City of Rome his “Desert”

THE APOSTLE OF ROME St. Philip Romolo Neri Born at Florence, Italy, 22 July, 1515; died 27 May, 1595. Philip’s family originally came from Castelfranco but had lived for many generations in Florence, where not a few of its members had practised the learned professions, and therefore took rank with the Tuscan nobility. Among these … Continue reading May 26 – He converted a young nobleman by showing him a vision of hell, and called the City of Rome his “Desert”