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Bl. Alphonsus de Vaena

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Feastday: July 15
Death: 1570

Martyr and Jesuit. He was born in Toledo, Spain, and entered the Jesuit Order. In 1570 he joined the band of Jesuits led by Ignatius de Azevedo assigned to the West Indies. On board the ship, the Jesuits were put to death by the captain of the vessel, who was a Huguenot.


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