Blessed John del Prado

detail of an antique Blessed John del Prado holy card; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Giovanni di Prado
  • John of Prado

Memorial

Profile

Studied theology at Salamanca, Spain. Priest. Member of the Barefooted Franciscans of the Strict Observance. Missionary to Muslims in Morocco in 1613. Imprisoned, tortured and martyred by order of the ruler of Marrakesh with two other Spanish friars whose names have not come down to us.

Born

  • at Morgobresio, Kingdom of Léon, Spain

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John del Prado“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 May 2015. Web. 5 July 2015. <>