Blessed Ezequiél Prieto Otero

Blessed Ezequiél Prieto OteroAlso known as

  • Eusebio of Saludes
  • Eusebius…



Feeling a call to a religious vocation, Ezequiél joined the Franciscan Capuchins on 2 February 1907, taking the name Eusebius; he made his profession as a lay brother on 2 February 1908. He was sent to a Franciscan house in Cuba in 1919 where he served as a carpenter and catechist until health problems forced his return to Spain in 1927. On 21 July 1936, in the early days of the Spanish Civil War, Brother Eusebius was imprisoned with four other Franciscans in the Jesuit church in Jove, Spain for the offense of being actively Christian. He was given several weeks of confinement to renounce the faith; he refused. Martyr.





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  • “Blessed Ezequiél Prieto Otero“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 September 2021. Web. 27 September 2021. <>