Blessed Denis of the Nativity

[Blessed Denis of the Nativity]
Also known as

  • Dionysius of the Nativity
  • Pierre Berthelot

Memorial

Profile

Sailor from age twelve. Pilot-in-chief, cartographer, and cosmographer to the king of Portugal, and to the French court. Still a member of the royal court when he became a Discalced Carmelite in 1635 at Goa, India. With Blessed Redemptorus of the Cross, he travelled as a missionary to the king of Achin. He and his party were ambushed and martyred by Muslims.

Born

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Denis of the Nativity“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 November 2013. Web. 24 July 2014. <>