Blessed Diego de Baja – Feast Day – May 22

Today is Friday, January 27, 2023

Blessed Diego de Baja was a Mercedarian friar who ransomed 289 Christians enslaved by Muslims in Algiers, Algeria. We celebrate his feast day on May 22 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl Diego de Baja – Feast Day

Bl Diego de Baja Biography

Country of Birth

Algeria in Africa

Profession

Mercedarian friar

Place of Work

Algiers, Algeria

Place of Death

Algiers, Algeria

Feast Day

May 22

Blessed Diego de Baja Biography

Bl Diego de Baja was a Mercedarian friar in Algiers, Algeria who ransomed 289 Christians enslaved by Muslims. He was known for his dedication to Bible study and preached Christianity while travelling through.

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