Saint Pierre de Cervis

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Pierre de Cervis by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped off Santi e Beati; click for source image; 'de Cervis' means 'of the stag'Memorial


Mercedarian. Commander of the convent of Santa Maria in Narbonne, France. Travelled to Moorish occupied Granada to ransom Christians imprisoned and enslaved by Moors, and to preach Christianity. He was immediately arrested, stripped of the money brought to ransom prisoners, beaten, imprisoned, tortured, and left to die. Martyr.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Pierre de Cervis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 June 2015. Web. 13 July 2020. <>