Friday, December 30, 2016

Bl. John Alcober - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Alcober - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online


Bl. John Alcober, Roman Catholic Dominican Martyr in China. Born in Gerona, Spain, he entered the Dominicans, being sent in 1728 to China as a missionary. Arrested in 1746 by Chinese officials, he was held in prison until strangled to death. He died with Blessed Peter Sanz and other Dominicans. Feastday Dec 30

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