Blessed Petrus of Saint Mary

detail of a Blessed Petrus of Saint Mary holy cardAlso known as

  • Pietro di Santa Maria

Memorial

Profile

At age 13 Petrus began studying to be a catechists; Blessed Luis Bertrán was his teacher. He supported the work of the missionaries, spending his wages to buy them supplies, strengthening the faith of new Christians. During a period of persecution, he hid from authorities in a leper colony, but was found and imprisoned in Kuwara, Japan. While in prison he was admitted to the Dominicans as cooperator brother. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Petrus of Saint Mary“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>