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

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St. Adjute of Morocco Biography

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


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

St. Adjute 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 i
Place of Death Morocco
Feast Day January 16
Canonized by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481 


Saint’s Biography

Saint Adjute of Morocco was a Franciscan Friar Minor. He and St. Francis of Assisi preached the Moors of the West. Together with his Colleague, they preached in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and Morocco, where they were banished and, upon their return, were martyred. He died on January 16, 1220, in Morocco. His remains were ransomed, and are now in the monastery of the Holy Cross in Coimbra, Portugal.

Saint Adjute of Morocco
St. Adjute of Morocco

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