- Juan de Massias
- Juan Massias
- Juan Macias
- Arcas Sánchez
Born to a pious and impoverished Spanish noble family. Orphaned young, he worked as a shepherd. Worked on a South American cattle ranch around Cartagena, Colombia. Dominican lay brother at Lima, Peru, received by the house on 23 January 1622. Worked as porter or doorkeeper for his friary for over 20 years. Noted for visions, for his care for the poor of Lima, and for his endless praying of the Rosary, offering all his prayers for the release of souls in Purgatory; traditions says that he freed over a million through his prayers. Friend of Saint Martin de Porres.
- “Saint Juan Macías“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2015. Web. 13 February 2016. <>