Bl. Gonçalo Henriques Biography
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|
|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|
|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.