Blessed Alfonso Burgos

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Alfonso Burgos by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar in the convent of Santa Caterina in Toledo, Spain. Ransomed 159 Christians who had been enslaved and imprisoned for their faith in northern Africa by Muslims.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alfonso Burgos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 September 2016. Web. 18 January 2022. <>