Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Blessed Esteban Zuraire – Saint of the Day – July 15

Bl. Esteban Zuraire Biography

Blessed Esteban Zuraire Profile. Born: 15th century in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: July 15 1570 in thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 15.
 
The Memorial of Blessed Esteban Zuraire – Saint of the Day

Bl. Esteban Zuraire Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.

Date of Birth 15th century
Country of Birth Spain of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Not Married
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death July 15 1570
Place of Death thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands
Feast Day July 15
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius IX
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A

Biography

Blessed Esteban Zuraire, Jesuit friar. A missionary. Martyred by the Huguenot Jacques Sourie while in transit to Brazil. Among a band of forty Spanish, Portugese and French Jesuit evangelists 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 more information about them has been found.

Blessed Esteban Zuraire
Bl. Esteban Zuraire