Stroke / Andrew Avellino, 1521–1608,
Feast Day: November 10
An ecclesiastical lawyer, Andrew left the law and devoted himself to the priesthood when he caught himself lying during a trial. He was assigned to close a convent in Naples that had become a brothel. When he succeeded, the local men threatened his life. He traveled through Italy reforming other religious houses. He had an attack of apoplexy and died while saying mass.
Other patronages: Naples, Sicily
Invoked: against sudden death