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~1570~

 

1) INÁCIO DE AZEVEDO AND 39 JESUIT COMPANION MARTYRS OF BRAZIL

 

 

15 July 1570 aboard the Santiago toward Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain)

 

1.    INÁCIO DE AZEVEDO

        professed priest, Jesuits

        born: 1526 in Porto (Portugal)

2.    DIOGO DE ANDRADE

        professed priest, Jesuits

        born: c. 1531 in Pedrógão Grande, Leiria (Portugal)

3.    FRANCISCO ALVARES

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1539 in Covilhã, Castelo Branco (Portugal)

4.    GASPAR ALVARES

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: ? in Porto (Portugal)

5.    MANUEL ALVARES

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1536 in Estremoz, Évora (Portugal)

6.    ALONSO DE BAENA

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1539 in Villatobas, Toledo (Spain)  

7.    MARCOS CALDEIRA

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1547 in Vila de Feira, Porto (Portugal)

8.    BENTO DE CASTRO

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1543 in Chacim, Bragança (Portugal)

9.    ANTÓNIO CORREIA

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1553 in Porto (Portugal)

10.  LUÍS CORREIA

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Évora (Portugal)

11.  ALEIXO DELGADO

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Elvas (Portugal)

12.  NICOLAU DINIS

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1553 in Bragança (Portugal)

13.  GREGORIO ESCRIBANO

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: ? in Logroño, La Rioja (Spain)  

14.  ANTÔNIO FERNANDES

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1552 in Montemor-o-Novo, Évora (Portugal) 

15.  DOMINGOS FERNANDES

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1551 in Borba, Évora (Portugal)

16.  JOÃO FERNANDES (I)

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1547 in Braga (Portugal)

17.  JOÃO FERNANDES (II)

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1551 in Lisbon (Portugal)

18.  MANUEL FERNANDES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Celorico da Beira, Guarda (Portugal)

19.  PEDRO DE FONTOURA

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Braga (Portugal)

20.  ANDRÉ GONÇALVE

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Viana de Alvito, Beja (Portugal)

21.  GONÇALO HENRIQUES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Porto (Portugal) 

22.  SIMÃO LOPES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Ourém, Santarém (Portugal)

23.  FRANCISCO DE MAGALHÃES

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1549 in Vila de Alcácer do Sal, Setúbal  (Portugal)

24.  JUAN DE MAYORGA

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1533 at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Pyrénées-Atlantiques (France)

25.  ÁLVARO BORRALHO MENDES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Elvas (Portugal)

26.  PEDRO NUNES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Vila da Fronteira, Portalegre (Portugal)

27.  MANUEL PACHECO

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Ceuta (Spain)

28.  FRANCISCO PÉREZ GODOY

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: c. 1540 in Torrijos, Toledo (Spain)

29.  DIOGO PIRES MIMOSO

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Nisa, Portalegre (Portugal)

30.  BRÁS RIBEIRO

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1546 in Braga (Portugal)  

31.  LUÍS RODRIGUES

        novice, Jesuits

        born: c. 1554  in Évora (Portugal) 

32.  MANUEL RODRIGUES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Alcochete, Setúbal (Portugal)

33.  FERNANDO SÁNCHEZ

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ?  in Castilla Vieja, Palencia (Spain)

34.  JUAN DE SAN MARTÍN

        novice cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Yuncos, Toledo (Spain)

35.  ANTÓNIO SOARES

        professed cleric, Jesuits

        born: ? in Vila de Trancoso, Guarda (Portugal)

36.  AMARO VAZ

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1554 in Bemfazer, Porto (Portugal)

37.  JUAN DE ZAFRA

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: ? in Jerez, Badajoz (Spain)

38.  ESTEBAN ZURAIRE

        professed religious, Jesuits

        born: c. in Zudaire, Navarra (Spain)

39.  JÕAO “ADAUCTUS”

        candidate, Jesuits

        born: ? in Entre Douro e Minho (Portugal) 

 

16 July 1570 aboard the Santiago toward Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain)

 

40.  SIMÃO DA COSTA

        novice religious, Jesuits

        born: c. 1570 in Porto (Portugal)

                    

competent forum: Evora

CCS protocol number: ---

type of cause: martyrdom

 

confirmation of cult: 11 May 1854

        decree on resumption of cause: 

 

postulator: Rev. João Caniço, sj

petitioner: Causa de Canonização dos Mártires do Brasil, Estrada da Torre, 26,

                            1750-296 Lisboa, PORTUGAL

                      Província Jesuita do Brasil Centro-Leste, Rua Bambina, 115 – Botafogo

                            22251-050 – Rio de Janeiro – RJ, BRAZIL

website:

             

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