Dignity of the Human Person

Feast of St. Martin de Porres

St. Martin do PorresSt. Martín de Porres, in full Juan Martín de Porres Velázquez 

Born – 1579 in Lima, Peru & Died – November 3, 1639, in Lima, Peru 

He was a lay brother of the Dominican order, noted for his kindness, his nursing of the sick, his obedience, and his charity. He is the patron saint of social justice, racial harmony, and mixed-race people. 

St. Martin de Porres, pray for us! 

Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. “St. Martín de Porres.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 30 Oct. 2023, www.britannica.com/biography/Saint-Martin-de-Porres