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Saint Pedro Calungsod

From his childhood, Pedro declared himself unwaveringly for Christ. ...He responded generously to his call and devoted his teenage years to teaching the faith as a lay catechist.
Pope St. John Paul II

    Facts about St. Pedro Calungsod

  • Pedro was a 17th-century Filipino and missionary to the people of Guam.
  • He led a significant number of natives to conversion and the Sacrament of Baptism.
  • There was a rumor spreading that the baptismal water was poisonous . Because of this, one man began to hate Christians and martyred Pedro.