Saint Accursies of Morocco – Saint of the Day – January 16

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St. Accursies of Morocco Biography

St. Accursies of Morocco Profile. Born: N/A in Morocco, Africa. Worked in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco. Died: 16 January 1220 in Morocco. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.

 

The Memorial of St. Accursies of Morocco – Saint of the Day

St. Accursies of Morocco 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 N/A
Country of Birth Morocco in Africa
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were priest
Profession Priest
Place of Work Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco
Date of Death 16 January 1220
Place of Death Morocco
Feast Day January 16
Canonized by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481 
   
   

 

Saint’s Biography

Saint Accursies of Morocco was a Franciscan monk who, together with Saint Francis of Assisi, evangelized the Moors of the West. Accursies and his fellow missionaries preached in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and finally in Morocco, where they lived in exile. He was killed upon his return on 16 January 1220. His relics were ransomed, and are now in the monastery of the Holy Cross in CoimbraPortugal.

Saint Accursies of Morocco
Saint Accursies of Morocco


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