Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez – Saint of the Day – July 28

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez Biography

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez Profile. Born: April 26, 1821 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Vietnam. Died: July 28, 1858 in Nam Ðinh, Vietnam. Feast Day is celebrated on July 28.

The Memorial of Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez – Saint of the Day

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez 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 April 26, 1821
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Vietnam
Date of Death July 28, 1858
Place of Death Nam Ðinh, Vietnam
Feast Day July 28
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XII
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II
Patron Saint of N/A


Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez Biography

Saint José Melchór García-Sampedro Suárez, he studied theology at the University of Oviedo. Dominican priest, consecrated on May 29, 1847 in the monastery of Ocana. Missionary to Vietnam from 1849. Co-adjutant of the Vicar of Central Tonkin (in present-day Vietnam) on April 15, 1853. Detained, tortured, and finally executed as one of Vietnam's martyrs.