Spanish founder of The Discalced Alcantarines Friars Minor. Or The Barefoot Friars to you.
No softy Sainthood for him. It was all draughts, isolation, discomfort, ingrowing toenails and chilblains.
He is officially the Patron Saint of Night Watchmen and Security Guards, Brazil, and Estremadura in Spain. None of these are barefoot so far as we know.
St. Peter of Alcántara Facts and Figures
Name: Peter of Alcántara
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: San Pedro De Alcántara
Birth and Death Dates: 1499-1562
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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