Saint Pedro Calungsod
Rafael del Casal's painting of Calungsod.
Sacristan, Missionary, Catechist, and Martyr
Born July 21, 1654
Ginatilan, Cebu, Philippines
Died April 2, 1672 (aged 17)
Tumon, Guam
Honored in Roman Catholic Church
Beatified March 5, 2000, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City by Blessed Pope John Paul II
Canonized October 21, 2012, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City by Pope Benedict XVI
Major Shrine Archdiocesan Shrine of Saint Pedro Calungsod, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Feast April 2
Attributes Martyr's palm, spear, bolo, Catechism book, Rosary, Christogram, Crucifix
Patronage Filipino youth, Catechumens, altar boys, the Philippines, Overseas Filipino Workers, Guam, Cebuanos, Visayans, Archdiocese of Cebu, Philippines.