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Information about St. Paschal Baylon:

Name: St. Paschal Baylon

Birth: 1540

Death: 1592

Patron of Eucharistic congresses and Eucharistic associations

Interesting Facts: Peasant Family, shepherd, self-taught how to read, and Franciscan lay brother of Alcatrine.

Life Story of St. Paschal Baylon

St. Paschal of Baylon was born in to a lower class family in Aragon. Paschal was a shepherd for his father and also performed miracles. No one was able to teach Paschal how to read, so he taught himself. In 1564, Paschal became a Franciscan lay brother of the Alcatrine. During his time as a brother, he spent most of his time as a doorkeeper. St. Paschal practiced fasting and showed deep compassion for the Blessed Sacrament. During a journey to France he encountered a Calvinist preacher and defended the doctrine of Real Presence. Paschal died at a monastery in Villarreal and was canonized in 1690.


St. Paschal Baylon please help me with my practices of fasting this week and stay honored to our fathers, we pray this through Christ our Lord, Amen.

Sources: http://365rosaries.blogspot.com/2011/05/may-17-saint-paschal-baylon.html. https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2017-05-17

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