Blessed Alfonso Navarrete-Benito

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Beato Alfonso Navarrette, date unknown, artist unknown; swiped with permission from the Santini Imagini web siteAlso known as

  • Alfonsus Navarrete
  • Alphonso Navarrete
  • Alphonsus de Mena

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Dominican priest. Missionary to the Philippines in 1578. In 1610 he returned to Europe to recruit missionaries, and in 1611 returned to the Orient as missionary and Dominican provincial vicar in Japan. His evangelism work brought many hundreds to Christianity. Martyr.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alfonso Navarrete-Benito“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 May 2015. Web. 6 July 2015. <>