Venerable Alonso de Bárcena

Also known as

  • Apostle of Peru
  • Alonzo de Bárcena
  • Alonso de Bárzena
  • Alphonsus Barréna

Profile

Entered the Jesuits in 1565. Studied in Paris, France. Missionary to Peru in 1577. He spoke eleven Indian languages, and composed grammars and catechisms in most of them.

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Venerated

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Alonso de Bárcena“. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 January 2020. Web. 6 March 2021. <>