Blessed Alexander of Sicily

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Alexander of Sicily by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Joined the Mercedarians in Palermo, Sicily. Worked at the convent in Bonaria, Italy. Sent to north Africa to ransom Christians imprisoned by Muslims, he was imprisoned and then executed for his faith as a public amusement. Martyr.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alexander of Sicily“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 March 2019. Web. 27 November 2021. <>