Blessed Pedro de Calidis

detail of an Italiano holy card of Blessed Pedro de Calidis by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial

Profile

Friend of Saint Peter Nolasco, who urged him to join the Mercedarians; Peter did at the convent of Sant Antonio Abate in Tarragona, Spain. Dispatched to Africa in 1236 to ransom a large number of Christians who had been enslaved by Muslims.

Died

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pedro de Calidis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 August 2016. Web. 26 July 2017. <>