Bl. Diego Luis de San Vitores, Oct. 6

Blessed Diego Luis de San Vitores (1627-1672) was a Spanish Jesuit missionary who founded the first Catholic church on the island of Guam. His parents attempted to persuade him to pursue a military career, but he instead chose to pursue his religious interests.

He didn’t carry any arms and refused to let his companions carry arms. He was martyred.

Bl. Diego Luis de San Vitores – Saints & Angels – Catholic Online

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