Blessed Pedro Rivera

Also known as

  • Candido

Memorial

Profile

Franciscan, taking the name Pedro. Studied in Osimo, Italy, made his solemn vows as a Franciscan in Rome, Italy in 1933, and was ordained in 1935. Superior of the Franciscan community at Granollers, Spain. Known as a model of religious life, a supporter of higher education for his brothers, and his devotion to the Eucharist and Blessed Virgin Mary. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Pedro Rivera“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 April 2015. Web. 1 September 2015. <>