Seven Apostolic Men
According to Christian tradition, the Seven Apostolic Men (siete varones apostólicos) were seven Christian clerics ordained in Rome by Saints Peter and Paul and sent to evangelize Spain. This group i...
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Vincentia Maria López y Vicuña
Saint Vincentia Maria López y Vicuña was the Spanish founder of Daughters of Mary Immaculate for Domestic Service, a religious congregation dedicated to the ministering to working girls. The congregat...
Fulgentius of Cartagena
Saint Fulgentius of Cartagena (Spanish: San Fulgencio de Cartagena), born in Cartagena in the 6th century and died in 630, was Bishop of Ecija (Astigi), in Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula, compris...
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Caecilius of Elvira
Saint Caecilius (Cecil, Cecilius, Cäcilius, Spanish: San Cecilio) is venerated as the patron saint of Granada, Spain. Tradition makes him a Christian missionary of the 1st century, during the Apo...
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Peter Rodriguez and Companions
Peter Rodriguez and Companions were a group of 7 Spanish martyrs, who were members of the Knights of Santiago of Portugal. They were captured by Moors and martyred.
498 Spanish Martyrs
The 498 Spanish Martyrs were victims of the Spanish Civil War beatified by the Roman Catholic Church in October 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI. It was the greatest numbers of persons ever beatified at once...
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Florentius of Carracedo
Florentius of Carracedo was Benedictine abbot at Carracedo, Spain, who was held with great regard by King Aiphonsus VII of Leon and Castile, Spain. His monastery adopted the Cistercian rule, after the...
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John the Hermit
Juan de Ortega, better known as Saint John the Hermit (c. 1050 – 1143), was born near Burgos, Spain, and became a priest at a young age. As he was returning by sea from a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, his ...
Joan of Aza
Juana de Aza is the name gradually developed in hagiographical tradition for the mother of Saint Dominic. In the final form of this tradition, she is said to have been born in 1135 in Haza and to have...
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Angela of the Cross
María de los Ángeles Guerrero González, (born 30 January 1846, died 2 March 1932), was a founder of the Sisters of the Company of the Cross, (Instituto de las Hermanas de la Cruz), a Spanish Roman Ca...
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Perfectus
Saint Perfectus (Santo Perfecto) (died 850) was one of the Martyrs of Córdoba whose martyrdom was recorded by Saint Eulogius in the Memoriale sanctorum.He was born in Córdoba when the area was under t...
Juan de Ribera
Saint Juan de Ribera was born in the city of Seville, Spain, on 20 March 1532 and died in Valencia on 6 January 1611. Ribera was one of the most influential figures of his times, holding appointments...
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Leocadia
Saint Leocadia (French: Sainte Léocadie; Spanish: Santa Leocadia) is a Spanish saint. She is thought to have died on December 9, ca. 304, in the Diocletian persecution. The feast day for St. ...
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Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía
Saint Francis Borgia, S.J., 4th Duke of Gandía (Valencian: Francesc de Borja, Spanish: Francisco de Borja) (28 October 1510 – 30 September 1572) was a Grandee of Spain, a Spanish Jesuit, and third...
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Paschal Baylon
Saint Paschal Baylon (also Pascal or Pascual, 24 May 1540 – 17 May 1592) was a Spanish friar and is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He is the patron saint of Eucharistic congresses and Eucharis...
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Maria Soledad
Maria Soledad Torres y Acosta, S.M. (11 October 1887 – 2 December 1826) was a Spanish Religious Sister who founded the Sisters, Servants of Mary, dedicated to nursing the sick and needy of the wo...
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Justus and Pastor
Saints Justus and Pastor (died c. 304) are venerated as Christian martyrs. According to their Acts, they were two schoolboys (Justus was 13 years old, Pastor less than 9) who were killed for their fa...
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Turibius of Mongrovejo
Turibius of Mogrovejo (or Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo) (16 November 1538 – 23 March 1606) was a Spanish missionary Archbishop of Lima.
Born in Mayorga de Campos, Valladolid, Spain, of noble famil...
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Hermenegild
Saint Hermenegild or Ermengild (died 13 April 585) (Spanish: San Hermenegildo, from Gothic Ermen Gild, "immense tribute"), was the son of king Leovigild of Visigothic Spain. He fell out with his f...
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Servandus and Cermanus
Saints Servandus and Cermanus (Germanus) (Spanish: San Servando y San Germán) (d. 305 AD) were Spanish martyrs who are venerated as Christian saints. They were killed at Cádiz. Tradition states ...
Raymond of Barbastro
Saint Raymond William (Raimundo Guillermo) was born at Durban, France. He entered the Augustinians and in 1104 was appointed Bishop of Barbastro in Spain, remaining in that position until his death of...
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Pelagius of Cordova
Saint Pelagius of Cordova (c. 912–926) (also called San Pelayo Mártir) is said to have been a Christian boy left by his uncle at the age of ten as a hostage with the Caliph Abd-ar-Rahman III of al-And...
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John of God
John of God, O.H. (March 8, 1495 – March 8, 1550) (Spanish: Juan de Dios and Portuguese: João de Deus) was a Portuguese-born soldier turned health-care worker in Spain, whose followers later ...
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Ginés de la Jara
Saint Ginés de la Jara (also known as Ginés de la Xara, Ginés el Franco, Genesius Sciarensis) is a semi-legendary saint of Spain. He is associated with the region surrounding Cartagena, of which he i...
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Attilanus
Attilanus (Atilanus) (937–1007) was a Spanish Benedictine and bishop of Zamora. He was prior of Moreruela Abbey.He was canonized in or about the year 1095.
Ctesiphon of Vergium
Saint Ctesiphon (Spanish: San Tesifonte, Tesifón) is venerated as the patron saint of Berja, Spain. Tradition makes him a Christian missionary of the 1st century, during the Apostolic Age. He ev...
Euphrasius of Illiturgis
Saint Euphrasius of Illiturgis (Spanish: San Eufrasio) is venerated as a Christian missionary of the 1st century, during the Apostolic Age. Euphrasius’ diocese was traditionally associated with I...
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