Blessed Juan de Segalars – Feast Day – May 12

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Blessed Juan de Segalars was a Mercedarian born in the 15th century AD in Barcelona, Spain and died in October 24 1466 in Barcelona, Spain. We celebrate his feast day on May 12 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Juan de Segalars – Saint of the Day

Bl. Juan de Segalars Biography

Date of Birth 15th century
Place of Birth Barcelona, Spain
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death October 24 1466
Place of Death Barcelona, Spain
Feast Day May 12

Blessed’s Biography

Bl Juan de Segalars joined the Mercedarians in Barcelona in ​​Spain. In 1439, he was general Procurator of the Mercedarians. He visited the Council of Basel in the years 1439-1440.

Juan visited the Vatican several times to consult with the Pope and traveled to Tunis in North Africa in 1447 to release Christians enslaved by Muslims. Juan survived, but the treasure he carried lost, and he could not free the slave.

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Blessed Juan de Segalars

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