Saturday, September 26, 2020

Saint of the Day – July 10 – Martyrs of Damascus

The Feast of Martyrs of Damascus

Martyrs of Damascus is the Patron Saint of Syria

Martyrs of Damascus Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization DateMatrimony/Holy OrdersNot Married who became Saints

Martyrs of Damascus brief life History

Date of Birth Early 18th Century
Country of Birth Syria in Asia
Profession Franciscans and laymen
Place of Work Damascus, Syria
Date of Death 9-10 July 1860
Place of Death Damascus, Syria
Feast Day July 10
Beatification By Pope Pius XI on 10 October 1926
Canonization By Not Available
Patron Saint of Syria

Martyrs of Damascus Short life History

A group of Franciscans and laymen ordered by Druz Muslims to convert to Islam. They refused and were hacked to pieces.

• ‘Abd Al-Mu’ti Masabki
• Carmelo Bolta Bañuls
• Engelbert Kolland
• Francisco Pinazo Peñalver
• Fransis Masabki
• Juan Jacobo Fernández y Fernández
• Manuel Ruiz López
• Nicanor Ascanio de Soria
• Nicolás María Alberca Torres
• Pedro Soler Méndez
• Rufayil Masabki

Today’s Catholic Quote:

A group of Franciscans and laymen ordered by Druz Muslims to convert to Islam. They refused and were hacked to pieces

Martyrs of Damascus

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