Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Saint Alonso Rodriguez – Saint of the Day – November 17

St. Alonso Rodriguez Biography

Saint Alonso Rodriguez Profile. Born: 14 September 1595 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Brazil. Died: 15 November 1628 in Caaro, Brazil. Feast Day is celebrated on November 17.

The Memorial of Saint Alonso Rodriguez – Saint of the Day

St. Alonso Rodriguez 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 14 September 1595
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Brazil
Date of Death 15 November 1628
Place of Death Caaro, Brazil
Feast Day November 17
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XI on 28 January 1934
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 16 May 1988
Patron Saint of

St. Alonso Rodriguez Biography

St. Alonso Rodriguez was a Jesuit who was ordained in 1624 Ad. He served as a missionary to Brazil and Paraguay. In conjunction with St. Rocco and St. Juan de Castillo, he founded the Reduction of the Assumption on the Ijuhi river. They also established the All Saints mission in Caaro, Brazil later in 1628. He was killed within 15 days in his missionary work there.

St. Alonso Rodriguez
St. Alonso Rodriguez

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