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

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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.


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

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
Profession Priest
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’s Biography

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.

Saint Berardes of Morocco
St. Berardes of Morocco

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