Sunday, July 12, 2020

Blessed Luís Rodrigues – Saint of the Day – July 15 1570

Bl. Luís Rodrigues Biography

Blessed Luís Rodrigues Profile. Born: 1554 AD in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Portugal. Died: July 15 1570 in thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands. Feast Day is celebrated on July 15 1570.

 

The Memorial of Blessed Luís Rodrigues – Saint of the Day

Bl. Luís Rodrigues 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

1554 AD

Country of Birth

Portugal of Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Blesseds who were Not Married

Profession

Missionary

Place of Work

Portugal

Date of Death

July 15 1570

Place of Death

thrown off the ship Santiago near Palma, Canary Islands

Feast Day

July 15 1570

Beatification

Beatified by Pope Pius IX

Canonization

Canonized by N/A

Patron Saint of

N/A

Biography

Blessed Luís Rodrigues, Jesuit novice. Martyred by the Huguenot Jacques Sourie while on the way to Brazil. Among a band of forty Spanish, Portuguese and French Jesuit preachers martyred by the Huguenot privateer Jacques Sourie while in transit to Brazil. Drowned July 15, 1570, by being tossed off the ship Santiago close Palma, Canary Islands. No more information about them survives.

Blessed Luís Rodrigues
Bl. Luís Rodrigues