Blessed Louis of Mercy

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Louis of Mercy, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Ludovico della Pieta



Contemplative Mercidarian at the convent of Saint Antolino in Valladolid, Spain. In 1331 he ransomed 207 Christian slaves from Moorish occupied Granada.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Louis of Mercy“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 May 2021. Web. 24 June 2021. <>