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Feastday: July 9

Birth: 1522

Death: 1572

Franciscan martyr. Born in Werden, Holland, he entered the Franciscans and journeyed to Palestine, where he labored as a missionary among the Muslims. Returning to Europe, he devoted his evangelizing efforts to working among the Calvinists and served as vicar of the friary at Gorkum. He was thus a member of the martyrs of Gorkum, dying with his fellow Franciscans.

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