Blessed Berengar de Banares



Soldier. Knight. Mercedarin, received into the Order by Saint Peter Nolasco. Sent to Algiers in 1240 where he ransomed 87 Christian slaves and brought them back to Barcelona, Spain. He later retired to live as a Mercedarian monk at the convent of Sant Antonio Abate, Tarragona, Spain.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Berengar de Banares“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 December 2013. Web. 9 October 2015. <>