Blessed Simone Ponce

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


Mercedarian friar. Assigned to the Andalusia region of modern Spain, he suffered abuse from the Moors, but managed to free 137 Christians enslaved by Muslims.



  • 1359 of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Simone Ponce“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 January 2020. Web. 7 May 2021. <>