St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa - Saint of the day - 1st November 2017

  • Posted on: 1 November 2017
  • By: holyghostchurch

Feastday: November 1
Death: 1861
Canonized By: Pope John Paul II

Bishop and martyr of Vietnam. A native of Ellorio, Spain, he entered the Dominican Order and was sent to the Philippines. From there he went to Vietnam in 1858, serving as a vicar apostolic and titular bishop until betrayed by an apostate. He was martyred by beheading with St. Jerome Hermosilla and Blessed Peter Amato, by enemies of the Church. He was canonized in 1988 by Pope John Paul II.

St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa, pray for us!