Blessed Lorenzo Company



Joined the Mercedarians as a young man. Commander of the convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli in El Puig, Spain. While on a mission to Tunisia in 1442 to redeem captives from slavery, he and Blessed Pierre Boffet were shipwrecked and imprisoned for ransom themselves. He spent 15 years in prison where he spent his time ministering to other prisoners. Released in 1457, he retured to Spain. Master-General of the Mercedarians on 23 June 1474. Miracle worker.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Lorenzo Company“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 December 2013. Web. 26 November 2015. <>