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

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St. Peter of Morocco Biography

St. Peter of Morocco Profile. Born: N/A in Italy, Europe. Worked in  ItalyAragonCoimbraSeville, and Morocco. Died: 16 January 1220 in Morocco. Feast Day is celebrated on January 16.


The Feast of St. Peter of Morocco – Saint of the Day

St. Peter 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 Monks
Profession Monk
Place of Work ItalyAragonCoimbraSeville, and Morocco
Date of Death 16 January 1220
Place of Death Morocco
Feast Day January 16
Canonized by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481 


Saint’s Biography

Saint Peter of Morocco was a Franciscan monk. He and St. Francis of Assisi worked together to preach to the Muslims. He and his fellow missionaries preached in Italy, Aragon, Coimbra, Seville, and finally in Morocco, where they were banished and, upon their return, martyred. He died on 16 January 1220 in Morocco and his remains were ransomed, and are now in the monastery of the Holy Cross in Coimbra, Portugal.

Saint Peter of Morocco
St. Peter of Morocco

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