Blessed Francesco de Aretto

detail of an antique holy card of the Four Mercedarians by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar. Evangelized the area of Provence (in modern France), working to convert Muslims and free enslaved Christians.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Francesco de Aretto“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 February 2020. Web. 28 October 2021. <>