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Albert, st., a Carmelite of Monte Trapani,

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was born at Trapani, Sicily, in 1212. Dedicated to the service of God in his infancy, Albert assumed the habit of the Carmelites in the above-mentioned convent, where he subjected himself to great austerity. Receiving a mission to preach, he went to the remotest parts of Sicily, addressing Jews as well as Christians. He died in a solitude near Messina, Aug. 7, 1292, and, according to common opinion, was buried there, in the church of the convent of his order. Part of his relics were taken to the convent at Monte Trapani. He was canonized at Rome about the middle of the 15th century, and his festival is observed Aug. 7. See Baillet, Vies des Saints, Aug. 7.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Albert, st., a Carmelite of Monte Trapani,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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