Saturday, September 26, 2020

Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos – Saint of the Day – October 15

Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos Biography

Bl Gundisalvus of Lagos Profile. Born: 1360 in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Portugal. Died: 15 October 1422 in Portugal. Feast Day is celebrated on October 15.

The Memorial of Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos – Saint of the Day

Bl Gundisalvus of Lagos Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 1360
Country of Birth Portugal of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Portugal
Date of Death 15 October 1422
Place of Death Portugal
Feast Day October 15
Beatification Beatified by 2 May 1778 by Pope Pius VI (cultus confirmed)
Canonization Canonized by precongrigation
Patron Saint of N/A

Blessed Biography

Gundisalvus of Lagos was the Son of a fisherman. Augustinian friar about age 20. Renowned theologian and preacher who concentrated his catechesis work on children, the illiterate and uneducated.

A gifted artist, he illuminated and illustrated liturgical books. Superior of several Augustinian houses where he worked to teach his brothers and did the menial jobs.

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