New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Pascal Baylon

[Saint Pascal Baylon]Derivation

  • Hebrew: Pascal, Passover Lamb


Confessor of the Faith. Born in Torre-Hermosa, Aragon in 1540; died in Villareal in 1592. He spent his early years as a shepherd and even then showed the marked devotion to the Holy Eucharist which was a characteristic feature of his life; he became a Franciscan lay-brother of the Alcantarine reform. Canonized in 1690. Patron of Eucharistic associations and congresses. Relics in the Franciscan church in Valencia. Feast, Roman Calendar, 11 May.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Pascal Baylon”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 August 2013. Web. 19 July 2018. <>