Venerable Joaquim Masmitjà de Puig

portrait of Venerable Joaquim Masmitjà de Puig as a canon, date and artist unknown; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Joaquin Masmitjà


Ordained a priest of the diocese of Girona, Spain on 22 February 1834. Founded the Daughters of the Most Holy and Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a teaching order later renamed Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in 1848.




MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Joaquim Masmitjà de Puig“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 June 2021. Web. 6 December 2021. <>