He’s awesome. Except that every time I wear my sweatshirt with a picture of him, someone thinks he’s Padre Pio.
An interesting thing about him is that he’s one of a number of “Holy Porters” who had the lowly job of answering the door at the monastery and in that way became known as holy and wise men to the local people who visited with their prayer requests and life problems. Other “holy porters” include St Andre Bessette, St Leopold Mandic, St Conrad of Parzham, and St Padre Pio.
More on “holy porters” here: