Friday, July 10, 2020

Blessed Gonçalo Henriques – Saint of the Day – July 15

Bl. Gonçalo Henriques Biography

Blessed Gonçalo Henriques Profile. Born: 16th century in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Portugal. Died: July 15 1570 in thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 15.
The Memorial of Bl. Gonçalo Henriques – St. of the Day

Bl. Gonçalo Henriques Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 16th century
Country of Birth Portugal of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Bl.s who were Deacons
Profession Deacon
Place of Work Portugal
Date of Death July 15 1570
Place of Death thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands
Feast Day July 15
Beatification Pope Pius IX
Canonization N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Gonçalo Henriques, A deacon. Jesuit researcher. Companion and buddy of Bl. Ignatius de Azevedo. A missionary. Martyred by the Huguenot Jacques Sourie while on the way to Brazil.. Among a band of forty Spanish, Portuguese and French Jesuit teachers martyred by the Huguenot privateer Jacques Sourie while on the way to Brazil. Drowned on July 15, 1570, by being tossed off the ship Santiago close Palma, Canary Islands. No other information aboout them survives.

Blessed Blessed Gonçalo Henriques
Bl. Gonçalo Henriques