Friday, July 10, 2020

Blessed Fernando Sánchez – Saint of the Day – July 15

Bl. Fernando Sánchez Biography

Blessed Fernando Sánchez Profile. Born: 16th 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 Fernando Sánchez – Saint of the Day

Bl. Fernando Sánchez 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 16th 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 Fernando Sánchez, 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 other piece of information about them survives.

Blessed Fernando Sánchez
Bl. Fernando Sánchez