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.
- “Blessed Sebastian de Burgherre“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 June 2016. Web. 23 January 2017. <>