Bl. Esteban Zuraire Biography
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|
|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|
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.