Courtier to Prince Ferdinand. He was sent to escort the fiance’ of the prince, but when Diego arrived he found that she had recently died. He heard Saint Dominic de Guzman preaching, and decided to give up court life for religious. He travelled with Saint Dominic and became one of the first Dominicans. Bishop of Osma, Spain in 1201.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Blessed Diego de Azevedo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 January 2014. Web. 6 May 2015. <>