Blessed Diego Martinez

detail of an Italian holy card of Blessed Diego Martinez by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian friar in Spain. Came to the Americas with Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro. Missionary in Panama, and then in Cuzco, Peru. Martyr.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Diego Martinez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 July 2016. Web. 28 November 2021. <>