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St. Francis Xavier relieves the thirst of his travelling companions

André Reinosoc.1619

Museu de São Roque

Museu de São Roque
Lisboa, Portugal

The scene happened during the trip across the Indian Ocean on the way to Malacca when the ship run out of drinking water. Then St. Francis Xavier was requested by the desperate passengers to bless the sea water, which he did touching the sea with his feet; suddenly the saltwater turned potable, thus relieving the thirst of all the travellers.

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  • Title: St. Francis Xavier relieves the thirst of his travelling companions
  • Creator: André Reinoso
  • Date Created: c.1619

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