Blessed Diego de Azevedo

Also known as

  • Didacus



Courtier to Prince Ferdinand. He was sent to escort the fiance’ of the prince, but when Diego arrived he found that she had recently died. He heard Saint Dominic de Guzman preaching, and decided to give up court life for religious. He travelled with Saint Dominic and became one of the first Dominicans. Bishop of Osma, Spain in 1201.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Diego de Azevedo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 May 2020. Web. 20 April 2021. <>