Saint Luke Alonso Gorda – Saint of the Day – October 19

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St. Luke Alonso Gorda Biography

Saint Luke Alonso Gorda Profile. Born: 18 October 1594 in Spain, Europe. Worked in Japan. Died: 19 October 1633 in Nishizaka, Nagasaki, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on October 19.

The Memorial of Saint Luke Alonso Gorda – Saint of the Day

St. Luke Alonso Gorda 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 18 October 1594
Country of Birth Spain in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Priests
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Japan
Date of Death 19 October 1633
Place of Death Nishizaka, Nagasaki, Japan
Feast Day October 19
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 18 February 1981
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 18 October 1987
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St. Luke Alonso Gorda Biography

St. Luke Alonso Gorda was also known as Lukas del Espíritu Santo. He was a Dominican missionary priest. No other information about him has survived to date.

St. Luke Alonso Gorda
St. Luke Alonso Gorda


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