The Biography of Pedro Calungsod PEDRO CALUNGSOD was a young native of the Visayas region of the Philippines. Very little is known about him. He was. PEDRO CALUNGSOD was young native of the Visayas Region in the Philippines . Little is known about his life. Based on accounts, Pedro was. Pedro Calungsod arrived on Guam 15 June , along with Father who were outstanding models of Christian life to accompany them on.

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Retrieved on June 25, Despite all these, the missionaries persevered, and the Mission was blessed with many conversions. Matapang was a Christian and a friend of the missionaries, but having apostatized, he angrily refused to have his baby baptized.

Calunggsod missionaries objected their ancestral worship. Marcellinus during the peace that preceded the persecutions of Diocletian. Blessed Pedro will soon be canonized and will henceforth be invoked as Saint Pedro Calungsod.

This is what the title “Archangel” means, that he is calungsov all the others in rank. One lance finally hit Calungsod in the chest. Sharapova campaign off to tough start in Shenzhen Other Sports.

Closing remarks before recession preceded by Cardinal Agostino Vallini. Diego de San Vitores to join him on the Mission to the Chamorros. Though Pedro Calungsod has not been officially recognized yet as a saint, we know that he is already enjoying the beatific vision in God’s eternal kingdom.

While Mata’pang was away from his house, San Vitores and Calungsod baptized the baby calungsodd, with the consent of her Christian mother. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Pedro CalungsodSaints.

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The Calungsod family in Iloilo also claims to be the oldest branch, based on baptismal records containing the surname “Calungsod” dating to circacompared to niography in Cebu and Leyte who possess baptismal records dating only to and But very soon, a Chinese quack, named Choco, envious of the prestige that the missionaries were gaining among the Chamorros, started to spread the talk that the calunsgod water of the missionaries was poisonous.


According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, “the Catholic Church canonizes or beatifies only those whose lives have been marked by the exercise of heroic virtue, and only after this has been proved by common repute for sanctity and by conclusive arguments. The Pope has finally approved the canonization of Ppedro Pedro Calungsod and six others for sainthood.

Yet Therese died when she was 24, after having lived as cloistered Carmelite After that, the assassins also killed Padre Diego.

Filipino saints, blesseds and servants of God. There was not an ounce of false bravado or machismo in this servant of God. Cyril of Jerusalem “Make your fold with the sheep; flee from the wolves: Francis in Syracuse USA.

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Adventist Seventh-day Adventist Church. As the Old Testament Joseph embraced his lot, rejecting the Blessed Pedro Calungsod, student, catechist, young migrant, missionary, faithful friend, martyr, you inspire us by your fidelity in times of adversity; by your courage in teaching the faith in the midst of hostility; and by your love in shedding your blood for the sake of the Gospel.

The lad skirted the darting spears with remarkable dexterity. Some Chamorros were against the evangelization being conducted by the missionaries and began to kill some of them.

In Januaryhe approved the decree super martyrio concerning the martyrdom of Calungsod, setting his beatification for March 5, at Saint Peter’s Square in Rome.

Petrus CalungsodSpanish: Not much is known about Calungsod except that he came from the Visayas region of the Philippines. At first, Hirao refused, mindful of the kindness of the missionaries towards the natives; but when Matapang branded him a coward, he got insulted and so, he consented.


They also objected to the practice of young men called urritaos of consorting with young unmarried women in public houses without the benefit of the sacrament of matrimony because they considered this as a form of institutionalized prostitution.

Various areas in the Visayan islands make the claim from which Pedro Calungsod was born and raised. During the novena before his feast day, a replica of the catana used to kill him is set into the off of the statue. When Mata’pang learnt of his daughter’s baptism, caluhgsod became even more furious.

The positiowhich relied heavily on the peddo of San Vitores’ beatification, was completed in It was his beatification that brought the memory of Pedro Calungsod to our day. Here’s why Two popes, two saints: The Archdiocese of Cebu gives an award named after Blessed Pedro to exceptional catechists in the area. Political and religious turmoil, however, delayed and halted the process.

Retrieved October 31, Padre Diego gave Pedro the sacramental absolution. It was his beatification that brought the memory of Pedro Calungsod to our day. A plot to kill Pedro and San Vitores started when a certain Choco, a Chinese who gained influence over the Macanas of Marianas Island, circulated false accusations that the missionaries were spreading poison through the ritual of the pouring of water i.

St. Pedro Calungsod

They invited Matapang to join them, but the apostate shouted back that he was angry with God and was already fed up with the Christian teachings. Saint Pedro Calungsod c. From Hospitality to Hostility. Never Miss any Updates!