José de Anchieta

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Saunt José de Anchieta
Padre Anchieta.jpg
Born 19 Mairch 1534(1534-03-19)
San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife
Dee'd (1597-06-09)9 Juin 1597
Reritiba, Brazil
Veneratit in Roman Catholic Kirk
Beatified Juin 22, 1980, Vatican Ceety by Pape John Paul II
Canonised April 3, 2014, Vatican Ceety by Pape Francis
Feast Juin 9
Attributes Gospel book, crucifix 'n' cane.
Patronage Catechists, o' they wha suffer scoliosis 'n' Brazil

José de Achieta (19 March 1534, Tenerife – 9 Juin 1597, Brazil), wis a Spanish jesuit missionary in Brazil. Anchieta wis yin o' th' founders o' São Paulo in 1554 'n' o' Rio de Janeiro in 1565.[1] He is th' foremaist playwright, th' foremaist grammarian 'n' th' foremaist bard born in th' Canary Islands, 'n' th' faither o' Brazilian literature. He wis th' seicont native saunt o' th' Canary Islands efter Pedro de Betancur, 'n' considered th' third saunt o' Brazil.

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