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Saint Martin de Porres
Birth: Dec. 9, 1579
Death: Nov. 3, 1639

Saint. Son of a Spanish nobleman and a Black woman. When he was young his mother sent to work as a helper to a surgeon where he learned to care for the sick. He later entered the convent as a lay brother in the infirmary. St.Martin looked after the ill and did any humble task assigned. Effected many cures and also ran a hospital for cats and dogs. Lived a life of simplicity and devotion to all creatures. His Feast Day is Novenber 3. (bio by: girlofcelje (inactive)) 
 
Burial:
Convent of the Holy Rosary
Lima
Lima, Peru
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: girlofcelje (inactive)
Record added: Nov 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8135534
Saint Martin de Porres
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Saint Martin de Porres
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- Lisa Moore Parker
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014
Happy Heavenly Birthday, Saint Martin. Please pray for us!
- sjm
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014
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