Blessed Alfonso Gomez de Encinas



Joined the Mercedarians in Valladolis, Spain. Studied at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Priest. Vicar of the Mercedarian College in Salamanca in 1600. Travelled to Mexico in 1609 to serve as a preacher, missionary and secretary to Venerable Antonio de Mendoza. Missionary on the isle of Puma, Ecuador. Captured and murdered by heretic Dutch pirates. Martyr.



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  • “Blessed Alfonso Gomez de Encinas“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 June 2016. Web. 19 October 2021. <>