Saint Vicente Ferrer

Saint Vicente Ferrer

Birth
Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Death 5 Apr 1419 (aged 69)
Vannes, Departement du Morbihan, Bretagne, France
Burial Vannes, Departement du Morbihan, Bretagne, France
Memorial ID 25714091 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint. St. Vincent Ferrer was a Dominican priest and missionary. He was a celebrated preacher who converted thousands of people to Christianity during his various tours across Europe. One of his many converts was a rabbi, who later became a Catholic bishop. St. Vincent was an advisor to both the King of Aragon and Pope Benedict XIII. He was often followed by large crowds of penitents, which often numbered in the thousands. Although greatly admired by many people, St. Vincent continued to observe an austere life of prayer and fasting. He was considered to be a miracle worker, and was reported to have the gift of speaking in tongues. He is the patron saint of all builders, including construction workers, tile makers, plumbers and pavement workers. In the 1450s, St. Vincent Ferrer was canonized by Pope Calixtus III.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 2 Apr 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25714091
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Vicente Ferrer (23 Jan 1350–5 Apr 1419), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25714091, citing Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes, Vannes, Departement du Morbihan, Bretagne, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .