Blessed Victor Emilio Moscoso-Cárdenas

Blessed Victor Emilio Moscoso-CárdenasMemorial


Baptized at the age of six days. Studied law in college, but was drawn to religious life and joined the Jesuits at age 18. Studied at the San Luis Seminary College. Priest. Teacher at the San Felipe Neri school. Martyr.



  • shot twice on 4 May 1897 in Riobamba, Chimborazo, Ecuador
  • the killers tried to stage the scene so it looked like Father Victor had been armed and was shot in combat


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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Victor Emilio Moscoso-Cárdenas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 February 2019. Web. 27 May 2019. <>