Blessed Ceferino Fernández Martínez

Also known as

  • Brother Luís María



Ceferino began studying at the Colegio de Almagro in 1908, and later that year joined the Dominicans, taking the name Brother Luís María. Missionary friar to Cuba, and then Mexico, and was then assigned to Almería, Spain. On 22 July 1936, at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, he fled the antiCatholic Communist milita but was found on 27 July and imprisoned on the Astoy Mendi prison ship for several weeks, and then executed. Martyr.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ceferino Fernández Martínez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 June 2021. Web. 28 November 2021. <>