Monday, January 27, 2020

Blessed Diego Carvalho – Saint of the Day – February 22

Blessed Diego Carvalho Biography

Blessed Diego Carvalho Profile. Born: 1578 AD in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Constantinople, Turkey. Died: 22 February 1624 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on February 22.

The Memorial of Blessed Diego Carvalho – Saint of the Day

Bl. Diego Carvalho 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 1578 AD
Country of Birth Portugal in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Constantinople, Turkey
Date of Death 22 February 1624
Place of Death Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Feast Day February 22
Beatification Beatified by Pope Blessed Pius IX on 26 February 1866
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Bl. Diego Carvalho was a Jesuit priest who was on a mission to Japan. He was martyred among other 60 companions by exposure to cold for days.

Bl. Diego Carvalho
Bl. Diego Carvalho