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St. Raymond Nonnatus Comments

Raymond was born at Portella, Catalonia, Spain. He was delivered by caesarean operation when his mother died in childbirth. Hence his name non natus (not born). He joined the Mercedarians under St. Peter Nolasco at Barcelona. He succeeded Peter as chief ransomer and went to Algeria to ransom slaves. He remained as hostage for several slaves when his money ran out and was sentenced to be impaled when the governor learned that he had converted ... Continue Reading

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  1. Michelle Santos
    4 years ago

    I just want everyone to know that the novena of St. Raymond Nonnatus is very effective!

  2. Ramona
    4 years ago

    Hi, my name is Ramona and I'm interested in this saint life.
    Can someone tell me where is the tomb of St. Raymond.
    Thank you!

  3. Mhon Gusto
    4 years ago

    Please include Picture or Relic of a saint. thanks

  4. richard lewis
    4 years ago

    what an amazing life this saint had! and so relevant to our own time. thanks for the daily inspiration of these emails.

  5. Chris Newcombe
    4 years ago

    An inspirational story from an age when people were prepared to sacrifice their lives and endure the most terrible tortures for their faith.

  6. raymond walsh
    4 years ago

    my name is Raymond it was very helpful just to find out more of my namesake

  7. Peaches
    4 years ago

    this was very helpful to me i really needed to read this.........................................THANKS

  8. sharon T
    5 years ago

    I just moved to a new area & the church I found is The Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus. Beautiful church.And my birthday is August 31.

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