Blessed Egidio of Fez

detail of an Italian holy card of the Martyrs of Fez by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


One of a group of Mercedarians sent to Fez, Morocco to ransom Christians imprisoned and enslaved by Muslims. For being openly Christian he was imprisoned, tortured, mutilated and executed. Martyr.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Egidio of Fez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 June 2015. Web. 8 March 2021. <>