St. Conrad of Piacenza

Conrad was a member of one of the most noble families of Piacenza. He married while still very young. He was known to be a most pious and honest person.

One day while out with friends on a hunting expedition, he thought he saw some game in an area of brush. He ordered his attendants to set fire to the brush in order to scare the animals out of hiding. The dry brush quickly ignited and, because there was a prevailing wind, the fire started to…

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