Belvisoiti Lorenzo (called the venerable father Ignace), an Italian preacher, was born at Santia in 1686, and entered the Order of St. Francis in 1716. He devoted himself to preaching, and distinguished himself by his oratorical talents, his virtue, and his austerity of manner. He died at Turin in 1770. The municipal body of Turin demanded that he should be canonized. He wrote several treatises on practical religion, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.