John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato

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Saints John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato
Martyrs
Died1231
Valencia, Spain
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church
Beatified11 September 1704 by Pope Clement XI
Canonized1783 by Pope Pius VI
Feast3 September

John of Perugia and Peter of Sassoferrato, were both Franciscan friars, who in 1216, were sent by St. Francis, to preach and convert the Moors, at Teruel and Valencia.[1] Both of them would go on to suffer martyrdom in 1231, at Valencia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blessed John of Perugia Archived 15 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine Patron Saint Index