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Saint Salvator of Horta
"Death of Salvador de Orta" on display at the Viceregal Museum of Zinacantepec
Born 1520, Santa Coloma de Farnés
Died March 18, 1567, Cagliari
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Beatified 5 February 1606 by Pope Paul V
Canonized 17 April 1938 by Pope Pius XI
Feast March 18

Saint Salvator of Horta (Salvador d'Horta, Salvatore da Horta) (1520—March 18, 1567) is a Catalan saint. His feast day is celebrated on March 18. He was born in Santa Coloma de Farners, near Girona (Catalonia), and worked as a shepherd and shoemaker.

Franciscan lay brother at Barcelona and worked as a cook, beggar, and porter at the friary of Horta.

Salvator acquired a reputation as a healer, and his cell became a destination for sick pilgrims.

He died at Cagliari.

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