Son of a fisherman. Augustinian friar about age 20. Renowned theologian and preacher who concentrated his catechesis work on children, the illiterate and uneducated. A gifted artist, he illuminated and illustrated liturgical books. Superior of several Augustinian houses where he worked to teach his brothers, and did the menial jobs.
- 15 October 1422 at Torres Vedres, diocese of Faro, Portugal of natural causes
- interred at the cathedral of Faro
- “Blessed Gundisalvus of Lagos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 March 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>