St Nuno de Santa Maria



Nuno Álvares Pereira fought against the Castilians for the independence of Portugal, later entering the Carmelites as Brother Nuno of Saint Mary. He was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI on 26 April this year.

H/T Alfonso Miguel at Tribuna

Popular posts from this blog

An example of some meaty catechesis from my childhood

Why it is OK to say the Rosary during Mass

Hong Kong, tear gas, resourceful students, Bishop Ha, and Friday abstinence

The faithful and their irrepressible instinct for commemorating saints

Plenary indulgences not impossible