St. Berardes of Morocco Biography
St. Berardes of Morocco Profile. Born: N/A in Italy, Europe. Worked in Morocco. Died: 16 January 1220 in Morocco. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.
St. Berardes 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||Italy in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Priests|
|Place of Work||Morocco|
|Date of Death||16 January 1220|
|Place of Death||Morocco|
|Feast Day||January 16|
|Canonization||Canonized by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481|
Saint Berardes of Morocco was born in Italy. Franciscan monk, who was admitted in 1213 by St. Francis of Assisi himself in the Order. Priest. Preacher. Spoke Arabic. Party leader of the group sent to minister to the Muslims in Morocco. On their arrival, they began to preach in the marketplace. They were immediately arrested and ordered to stop. When the group continued to preach, they were beaten. When they refused to reject Christ, the sultan beheaded them. Berardes died on 16 January 1220 in Morocco. His relics were ransomed and are now in the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Coimbra, Portugal.