Lifelong lay woman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain. Tutor. Member of Catholic Action. Devoted to teaching and catechising young working people, and to caring for the sick. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.
- 14 September 1892 in Alzira, Valencia, Spain
- baptized at the age of 6 days in the church of Saint Catherine
If I die, my blood wash away the sins of others. – Blessed María as the persecutions began
¡Viva Cristo Rey! (Long live Christ the King!) – Blessed María’s dying words
- “Blessed María Purificación Vidal Pastor“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 September 2015. Web. 27 March 2017. <>