Blessed Baldassarre Velasquez

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Mercedarian friar. Imprisoned by Saracens in La Muela, Zaragoza, Spain, and ordered by them to renounce Christianiity. Instead, Baldassarre began preaching against them, their vices, their wickedness. He was then executed with 16 other Christians whose names have not come down to us. Martyr.


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  • “Blessed Baldassarre Velasquez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 September 2016. Web. 19 March 2018. <>