Blessed Dionysius of Semur – Feast Day – May 27

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Blessed Dionysius of Semur was a Mercedarian professor of theology. He was born in 1500 AD in France and died in mid-16th-century in the Mercedarian convent in Narbonne, France. We celebrate his feast day on May 27 every year in the Catholic Church.

Blessed Dionysius of Semur

Blessed Dionysius of Semur - Feast Day - May 27

Date of Birth 1500 AD
Place of Birth France
Profession Mercedarian professor of theology
Place of Work France
Date of Death Mid-16th-century AD
Place of Death Mercedarian convent in Narbonne, France
Feast Day May 27
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Blessed Dionysius of Semur Life History

Dionysius of Semur was a Mercedarian professor of theology in France. He ransomed 109 Christians enslaved by Muslims in Algiers in 1534.

All through the journey, to and from Algiers, he preached Christianity for which he was abused, ridiculed, and tormented.

He died of natural causes in mid-16th-century in the Mercedarian convent in Narbonne, France.

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