Blessed Diego Botello



Franciscan friar and missionary in the Caribbean. Martyred with Blessed Ferdinando di Salcedo and a companion whose name has not come down to us.


  • shot with arrows in 1516 on the modern Haitian side of the island of Hispaniola
  • body eaten by his killers; head and clothing displayed as trophies
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Diego Botello“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 October 2018. Web. 27 November 2021. <>