Blessed Henry of Austria

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Henry of Austria by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian lay knight. Noted for his openness, charity and deep prayer life. In Tunis, while working to free Christians held as slaves by Muslims, he was scourged for expressing his Christianity publicly, but survived to return to Spain.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Henry of Austria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 March 2017. Web. 17 October 2021. <>