Saturday, July 11, 2020

Blessed Gregorio Escribano – Saint of the Day – July 15

Bl. Gregorio Escribano Biography

Blessed Gregorio Escribano 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 Bl. Gregorio Escribano – St. of the Day

Bl. Gregorio Escribano 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 Spain of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Bl.s 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 Pope Pius IX
Canonization N/A
Patron Saint of N/A


Blessed Gregorio Escribano, Jesuit and co-adjutor with Bl. Ignatius de Azevedo. Martyred by the Huguenot Jacques Sourie while on the way to Brazil. Among a band of forty Spanish, Portugese and French Jesuit ministers martyred by the Huguenot privateer Jacques Sourie while in transit to Brazil. Suffocated on July 15, 1570 by being lost the ship Santiago close Palma, Canary Islands. Not much information about them has endured to the present date. 

Blessed Gregorio Escribano
Bl. Gregorio Escribano