New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Berard of Carbio


(Beraldus) Martyr, born Calvi, Italy; died Morocco, 1220. He joined the Franciscans, 1213. Proficient in Arabic, and an eloquent preacher, he was sent by Saint Francis with four companions to preach Christianity in Morocco, 1219. They were imprisoned and martyred for the Faith, their heads being split open. Emblem: a sword. Canonized, 1481. Relics in the monastery at Coimbra. Feast, 16 January

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  • “Saint Berard of Carbio”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 August 2012. Web. 23 October 2020. <>