Blessed Manuel Segura-López

Blessed Manuel Segura-LópezAlso known as

  • Manuel of the Virgin of the Pillar
  • Emanuele Segura



Worked at the Piarist school in Zaragoza, Spain. Entered the Piarist novitiate at age 18, and was professed in 1901. Ordained in 1907 in the diocese of Barbastro, Spain. Parish priest in the Spanish cities of Barbastro, Tamarite de Litera, Pamplona, Tafalla, Torre de Cascajo and Peralta de la Sal. Had a special ministry to young people who were discerning a call to the priesthood or religious life. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War.



  • shot on 28 July 1936 on the road near Purroy de la Solana, Huesca, Spain
  • body burned by his killers



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Manuel Segura-López“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 September 2017. Web. 4 August 2020. <>