New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed Agathangelus Nourry

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Angathangelus and Blessed Cassianus, date unknown, artist unknownArticle

Martyr, born Vendome, France, 1598; died Dibauria, Abyssinia, 1638. He took the Capuchin habit at Le Mans, taught theology at Rennes, and was sent to Egypt to convert the Copts. With Blessed Cassianus he was imprisoned and stoned to death. Beatified, 1904. Feast, Capuchin calendar, 7 August; Franciscan Calendar, 11 August.

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Agathangelus Nourry”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 July 2012. Web. 19 February 2019. <>