Gonçalo was born into a fishing family in Lagos in 1360. He is the Patron Saint of Lagos.

He spent the majority of his adult life in a monastery in Torres Vedras as a Friar of the Order of the Hermits of Saint Augustine and ministered to the poor.

Castelo de Lagos has a shrine dedicated to St Gonçalo. He is also the Patron Saint of the fishermen of the Algarve.

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