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Feastday: July 9
Birth: 1534
Death: 1572

Franciscan martyr of Gorkum. A native of Holland, he served as a guardian of the friary at Gorkum, and devoted himself to converting Calvinists to the Catholic faith. He was martyred with the other Franciscans at Gorkum and was canonized in 1867.  


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