Martyrs of Béziers – Feast Day – May 23

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The Martyrs of Béziers are the 20 Mercedarian friars who were murdered by Huguenots and died as martyrs in 1562 AD at the Mercedarian convent at Béziers, France for being Catholic. We celebrate their feast day on May 23 every year in the Catholic Church.

Biography

Profession Missionaries
Place of Work France
Date of Death 1562 AD
Place of Death Béziers, France
Feast Day May 23
Canonization Pre-congregation
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Martyrs of Béziers Biography

These Martyrs are the 20 Mercedarian friars who were murdered by Huguenots and died as martyrs in 1562 AD at the Mercedarian convent at Béziers, France for being Catholic. We celebrate their feast day on May 23 every year in the Catholic Church.

Martyrs of Béziers

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