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Saint Peter Claver

We must speak to them with our hands by giving, before we try to speak to them with our lips

    Facts about St. Peter Claver

  • 17th-century Spanish Jesuit priest and missionary to the New World
  • Ministered to African slaves and sought to end their harsh treatment
  • Baptized 300,000 people during his 40-year ministry in Colombia