Blessed Alvarez of Cordova Biography
Blessed Alvarez of Cordova 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||N/A|
|Country of Birth||Spain in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Blesseds who were Not Married|
|Place of Work||Spain|
|Date of Death||1430 AD|
|Place of Death||Cordova, Spain|
|Feast Day||February 19|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Benedict XIV on 22 September 1741|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Bl. Alvarez of Cordova joined the Dominicans in Sapin in 1368 where he was known for being a travelling preacher in Italy and Andalusia. He was the personal confessor, preacher and political advisor of Queen Catherine and also took charge of the education of young King John II.
Alvarez then founded the Ladder of Heaven, a Dominican house made strictly for observance in the mountains around Cordova which later became a very known centre for learning. He spent his days there preaching, teaching and collecting alms from the streets. later in the night, he spent his time in prayer.