Blessed Sebastian de Burgherre



Mercedarian friar at the convent of Montpellier, France. Sent to Africa to ransom Christians who had been enslaved by Muslims, he was replaced one of the them and served as a slave for 10 years in Algeria before he could be ransomed back himself, never losing his faith.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Sebastian de Burgherre“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 June 2016. Web. 26 October 2016. <>