Blessed Giles Dalmasia

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Giles Dalmasia, by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Egidio



Obtained a degree in theology. Mercedarian. While suffering regular beatings and abuse for being a Christian, he not only ransomed many Christian slaves in Africa, he converted others to the faith. Martyr.


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Giles Dalmasia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 May 2015. Web. 28 November 2021. <>