Blessed Luigi Gallo

blessed-luigi-gallo-dec-4Blessed Luigi Gallo

+ Morocco, 1258

Mercedario Redeemer, Blessed Luigi Gallo, was sent to Morocco for redemption, was captured but mori by preaching the Gospel and explained the heresies of Muslims. To defend the religion of Christ he underwent many penalties and imprisonment, hostage for slaves, was scourged several times and finally was gloriously martyred among the flames of a fire in 1258. The Order celebrates him on December 3.

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