Bishop Alfredo Verzosa y Florentin


Ordained on 24 December 1904. Bishop of Lipa, Philippines on 6 September 1916; he served over 34 years until his retirement. Founder of the Missionary Cathechists of the Sacred Heart. Claimed to have witnessed some of the Miracles of the Roses in which the Blessed Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared in a Carmelite convent in Lipa, Batangas, Philippines in the late 1940′s and early 1950′s; it is under investigation. Titular bishop of Capsa on 25 February 1951.




  • the Cause for Canonization of Bishop Alfredo opened 11 January 2013; if you have information relevant to his Cause, contact
       Missionary Catechists of the Sacred Heart
       City Park Subdivision
       Sabang, Lipa City 4217, PHILIPPINES

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Bishop Alfredo Verzosa y Florentin”. People of the Faith. 24 November 2012. Web. 5 March 2015. <>