Blessed Dionysius of Semur

detail of a Blessed Dionysius of Semur holy card by Bertoni, date unknownMemorial


Mercedarian professor of theology. In 1534 he made a journey to Algiers to ransom 109 Christians enslaved by Muslims. Along the way he preached Christianity, for which he was continually tormented and abused.



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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Dionysius of Semur“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 May 2016. Web. 27 October 2021. <>