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October Saints

Saint Peter of Alcantara (1499-1562) Peter was born in Alcantara, Spain in 1499. The son of a provincial governor, he was privately tutored and attended the University of Salamanca, after which he was accepted as a Franciscan Friar of the Stricter Observance 1515. At age 22, he was sent to found a community of the Stricter […]