Blessed Ignatius de Azevedo

illustration of Blessed Ignatius de Azevedo, date and artist unknown; swiped off Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Ignatio de Azevedo
  • Inácio de Azevedo

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Joined the Jesuits at Coimbra, Portugal on 28 December 1548. Priest. Rector of the Jesuit college at Lisbon, Portugal. Jesuit provincial for Portugal. Rector at Broja. Leader of a band of forty Spanish and Portugese Jesuit missionaries martyred by the Huguenot pirate Jacques Sourie while en route to Brazil.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ignatius de Azevedo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 July 2015. Web. 4 December 2016. <>