Thursday, October 17, 2019

Blessed Nicolau Dinis – Saint of the Day – July 15

Bl. Nicolau Dinis Biography

Blessed Nicolau Dinis Profile. Born: 1553 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.
 
The Memorial of Blessed Nicolau Dinis – Saint of the Day

Bl. Nicolau Dinis 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 1553 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
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius IX
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A

Biography

Blessed Nicolau Dinis, 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.

Blessed Nicolau Dinis
Bl. Nicolau Dinis