Blessed Samuele of Ceuta

Saint Samuel of CeutaMemorial


Priest. One of a group of seven Franciscan Friars Minor missionaries to Muslims in the Ceuta area of modern Morocco. Initially treated as madmen, within three weeks they were ordered to convert to Islam, and when they would not they were first abused in the streets, then arrested, tortured and executed. Martyr.



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  • “Blessed Samuele of Ceuta“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 October 2014. Web. 10 May 2021. <>