Priest. One of a group of seven Franciscan Friars Minor missionaries to Muslims in the Ceuta area of modern Morocco. Initially treated as madmen, within three weeks they were ordered to convert to Islam, and when they would not they were first abused in the streets, then arrested, tortured and executed. Martyr.
- beheaded in 1227 in Mauritania Tingitana (Ceuta, Morocco)
- local Christians secreted the bodies away and gave them proper burial in Ceuta
- “Blessed Donnolo of Ceuta“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 October 2014. Web. 28 April 2017. <>