Missionary, born Catalonia, Spain, 1761; died Santa Clara, California, 1830.
In 1777 he joined the Franciscan Order in Barcelona, and was ordained, 1785; he arrived in the City of Mexico, 1786, and entered the missionary college of San Fernando there.
For thirty-six years he labored with Father Jose Viader at the Santa Clara Indian mission.
He became renowned for his miracles and prophecies.
The figure of a crucifix in the church of Santa Clara is said to have leaned forward to commend him when preaching.
The cause of his beatification was introduced in 1884.
New Catholic Dictionary