St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen (Suabia) was born in 1577 and was ordained a priest in 1612. He brought so many into the Church that he incurred the hatred of the Swiss Calvinist, who killed him in 1622. He is the proto-martyr of the later reformed Capuchin Friars Minor.

(Source: Fr. Lasance, The New Roman Missal)

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