St. Joseph of Cupertino
The Franciscan friar known for his levitations and states of ecstasy
was said to be both "slow" and absent-minded, and had a difficult childhood. He found peace in his work at a monastery and was able to join the priesthood because when tested on his knowledge, the examiner happened to ask him the one thing he knew. His deep love of God sent him into raptures and many came to see him and seek his spiritual advice. The simple and humble friar is the patron saint of those with learning disabilities.