Blessed Martí Tarrés Puigpelat

Blessed Martí Tarrés PuigpelatMemorial

Also know as

  • Frederic of Berga


Joined the Franciscan Capuchins on 21 November 1886 in Arenys de Mar, Spain. Ordained on 24 June 1901. Extremely popular preacher. Superior of monasteries in Igualada and Arenys de Mar, Spain. Capuchin visitator of Central America. Provincial superior of his Order. Arrested on 16 February 1937 in a residence where he was hiding from antiCatholic Marxists forces during the Spanish Civil War; as soon as they determined that he was a priest, he was murdered. Martyr.





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Martí Tarrés Puigpelat“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 January 2016. Web. 6 July 2020. <>