- Sep 7, 2015
In reality Iohannis Pisani received the order to leave for Roccalbegna from the old former Augustinian rector, who later became abbot of the Templars who arrived from Egypt in 1221. This important Augustinian monk called the "preacher" who was still alive despite being centenary, was still at the top in the leadership of the church of San Jacopo. He ordered that, due to the frequent incursions by Florentines and Lucca people near the hermitage of Sambuca, at the time Augustinian monastery, the five friars, including their prior friar Bernardo, were picked up and transferred to the new monastery that was being set up in Roccalbegna. After the abandonment of the Augustinian friars, the monastery of Sambuca only came back to life in 1317, when some penitent friars settled there, but in 1390 it was abandoned again, so that the counts of Gherardesca decided to entrust it to the ingesuati friars, that is, the followers of the blessed Giovanni Colombini from Siena. In the past I wrote a lot about the "preacher", the monk who accompanied the Templars to the church of San Jacopo in 1221 and showed them the secret crypt where the sacred water called "acquaviva" flowed. The time has come to reveal what the fate of the "preacher" was after the failed attempt by Professor Piero Sampaolesi who damaged his body. Later the remains of the preacher were placed again in the crypt of the ossuary of San Jacopo where it remained hidden until a few years ago. Unfortunately, due to my constant interest and the dissemination of Templar events, in an attempt to tell a story that would otherwise have been forgotten, I suspected and alarmed the ecclesiastical authorities and in particular the bishop of Livorno, who ordered that this body be removed from the crypt-ossuary of San Jacopo and buried in a secret place so that no one could analyze and recognize the body anymore. Therefore I attach together with my post an important document, an article where the existence of the body is proved, with the hope that the link of the article will not be deleted. I invite you to photograph it, copy it and keep it, as the only proof still available.