Thursday, December 8, 2022

Saint Louis Bertrand – Saint of the Day – October 9

Saint Louis Bertrand Biography

St Louis Bertrand Profile. Born: 1 January 1526 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Spain. Died: 9 October 1581 in Spain. Feast Day is celebrated on October 9.

The Memorial of Saint Louis Bertrand – Saint of the Day

St Louis Bertrand 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 1 January 1526
Country of Birth Spain of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Deacons
Profession Deacon
Place of Work Spain
Date of Death 9 October 1581
Place of Death Spain
Feast Day October 9
Beatification Beatified by 19 July 1608 by Pope Paul V
Canonization Canonized by 12 April 1671 by Pope Clement X
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Louis Bertrand Biography

Louis Bertrand was a Relative of Saint Vincent Ferrer. Deeply religious from childhood, Louis joined the Dominicans in 1544 at age 18. Ordained in 1547 at age 21.

Louis Bertrand survived a poisoning attack by local shamans and reported to have converted 15,000. Prophet, miracle worker, and may have had the gift of tongues. After seven years of work, Louis returned to Spain to report on the bad actions of Spaniards in the region; he was re-assigned to preaching and training novices in Valencia.

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