Blessed María Climent Mateu

Blessed María Climent Mateu, date, location and photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Lay woman in the archdiocese of Valencia, Spain, she was baptized on the day of her birth at her parish church of Saint Tecla. Educated by the Dominican Sisters in Valencia, Spain. Singer, musician and loved to work on embroidery. Secretary of the Catholic Women’s Trade Union. Member of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. Martyred in the Spanish Civil War; her dying words – “Viva Christo Rey!” (Long live Christ the King!)





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed María Climent Mateu“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 January 2018. Web. 11 May 2021. <>