Blessed Raimundo of Moncada

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


Born to the Spanish nobility, Raimondo was a knight who fought against the invading Saracen Moors to defend Christians. Friend of Saint Peter Nolasco who received him into the Mercedarians as a lay knight on 10 August 1218, the founding of the Order. Known as a soldier with a life of deep prayer and meditation.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Raimundo of Moncada“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 September 2018. Web. 27 January 2022. <>