Blessed Arnaldo Serra – Feast Day – May 20

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Blessed Arnaldo Serra was a Mercedarian who while ransoming Christians from Muslim captivity in Tunis, Tunisia in 1492 AD, was imprisoned, tortured, and died as a martyr due to hunger and thirst in the Tunis prison together with 30 fellow Christians. We celebrate her feast day on May 20 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Arnaldo Serra – Feast Day

Blessed Arnaldo Serra Biography

Date of Birth 15th Century AD
Profession Missionary
Date of Death 1492 AD
Place of Death Prison in Tunis, Tunisia
Feast Day May 20

Blessed’s Biography

Bl Arnaldo Serra was a Mercedarian who freed Christian slaves from Muslim kidnappers on a mission to Tunisia. He was imprisoned, tortured, and left to die in prison in 1492 with other 30 fellow Christians.

He died of hunger and thirst.

Blessed Arnaldo Serra
Bl Arnaldo Serra

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